Once again, the hijab has morphed from religious head covering to potential lightning rod in Quebec, this time after costing a 19-year-old Montreal woman her job.
Sondos Abdelatif was a week into her training to become a correctional officer at the Bordeaux provincial jail near Montreal when she was called into the prison director's office two days ago and told she had to choose between her job and her hijab, which was deemed a safety risk because of the potential for strangulation.
Ms. Abdelatif chose the hijab. [Link]
DNSI direct link 0 comments Email post: