The ban of the full face veil

France's ban


A new law has come into force in France that makes it an offence for women to conceal their faces with a veil in public. . some people agree with this new law and some disagree with it - there are mixed views.


The difference between a niqab and a burqa

It can be difficult to distinguish the difference between one type of veil and another. The terms niqab and burqa are often incorrectly used; a niqab covers the face while a burqa covers the whole body from the top of the head to the ground.