Author: Shamik Datta

[Shamik Datta, a student at the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad, is interested in human rights law, gender studies, and public policy.] Photo credit: Alain Jocard/AFP via Getty Images   Amidst the rising tide of Islamophobia in Europe, the French Senate seeks to impose a ban on minors wearing headscarves and veils- the burqa and the niqab. This recent development...