Societal indifference regarding this abuse is unacceptable. Is it with the argument of tolerance or cultural relativism, by cowardice or racism, that little girls of Muslim descent would not be untitled the right to State protection? Regards de femmes denounces the abuse of those with authority over girls wearing the Islamic veil. The veiling of girls is a major risk to their cognitive and social development, as well as their psychic and physical health, says Regards de femmes in this article.
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