The Chechen Parliament has allowed Schoolgirls to wear the hijab

The Chechen Parliament adopted a law, according to which the students have the right to choose clothing in accordance with religious beliefs. This was reported on the website of the national authority.

“Educational policy in educational institutions of the Chechen Republic should be held without compromising national traditions and religious beliefs of pupils,” — said the Chairman of the parliamentary Committee on education, science and culture Bekhan Khazbulatov.

In particular, the educational organization in establishing requirements for the mandatory form should take into account the right of students to wear clothing or symbols according to folk traditions and religious beliefs, if not inconsistent with Federal law and does not harm the health of citizens.

As notes the edition “Caucasian knot”, from 1 September 2016, all schools of Grozny moved on to a single form. In particular, pupils are required to wear a head scarf in red.

March 30, mufti of Moscow, Ildar Alyautdinov in comments to the National news service (NSN) said that “a girl in a headscarf is a sign of chastity.” “This is a sign that one follows any particular religious tenets”, he added.

The debate on headscarves began after the leadership of Mordovia Republic has banned teachers and students at the school in the village of Belozerye to wear traditional Muslim clothing items, explaining that the prevention of extremism on the eve of the world championship on football of 2018. The Minister of education Olga Vasilyeva said that the constitutional court ruled that the hijab has no place in school.

In response, the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said that the Russian Constitution guarantees every citizen freedom of conscience and religion. He later added that the ban on the wearing of religious clothing in public places is a killer for companies.

The Council of the Russian presidential human rights Council (HRC) was proposed to regulate the right of pupils to wear religious clothing.