A Productive Look is a blog by Jas Johl, a women's policy expert with a degree in Comparative Social Policy from Oxford University and a passion to share ideas about women's policy advances.

Restrictions on Women’s Religious Attire

Restrictions on Women’s Religious Attire

"More countries restrict women’s ability to wear religious symbols or attire than require women to dress a certain way" reports a study out of Pew Research Center.

Interestingly, it goes both ways.

"During this two-year period, women were harassed for wearing religious dress in 33 of the 198 countries (17%). By contrast, women were harassed for not abiding by religious dress codes in 23 of the 198 countries (12%). There were relatively few countries in which both types of harassment occurred in 2012 and 2013 (five countries, or 3%)."

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NPR Nixing It's Comments Section

NPR Nixing It's Comments Section

THE SHRIVER REPORT SNAPSHOT: AN INSIGHT INTO THE 21ST CENTURY MAN

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