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Welcome to my blog... a platform for all things fashion, creativity and female empowerment. 

Here at Brimah + John I have two main beliefs "No-one can dictate you, to you" and "aspire for progress not perfection". 

“This is a space where voices are heard and it turns out, I’m really good at listening”

— NBJ

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I wrote about the EU Hijab Ban for Amaliah

What's all this about a Hijab Ban, aye? 

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I'm not one to get all political on ya... I rarely express my thoughts on matters because I'm convinced I'm not well versed enough. We've got enough wideheads spewing their ignorance all over the gaff, I don't need to add to it. However this Hijab Ban (EU Ban) gets a "hol'up, wait a minute" from me. 

Well if the niqaab ban didn't raise holocaust alarm bells this new EU ban definitely will...

The European Court of Justice has ruled that companies can ban employees from wearing the Islamic headscarf, but only as part of prohibitions including other religious and political symbols.

“An internal rule of an undertaking which prohibits the visible wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign does not constitute direct discrimination,” the court said in a statement.
— http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/european-court-justice-islamic-headscarf-hijab-ban-employers-legal-religious-symbols-case-belgium-a7628626.html

The problematic part of me read this and thought, "so I can wear a headscarf if I claim it's for reasons other than religion, hmmm *hatches a plan*"

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But of course it's not as simple as that, a system bent on discriminating and targeting a group of people rarely offers wiggle room.

However it's important to note...

and you can catch the rest over at Amaliah.com heheh 😩😂 

You can also read more articles and shop curated pieces over at Amaliah

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