John Lewis to sell hijab in propagandize uniform dialect for initial time
August 16, 2014 - School Uniform
John Lewis is to sell hijabs in a propagandize uniform dialect for a initial time.
The veil, that is ragged by some Muslim women in a participation of adult males outward of their family, is to be sole in a company’s stores in London and Liverpool after it sealed contracts with dual schools.
The news that a mainstream store is charity a hijab will expected be welcomed by relatives in a Muslim community, who would differently have to rest on dilettante shops for a purchase.
John Lewis has pronounced a preference to stock the headdress is simply a response to demand.
‘We yield uniforms for 350 schools opposite a country,’ a orator told MailOnline.
‘The propagandize informs us of a equipment they wish to sell as partial of their uniform list.’
The dialect store won a agreement to provide uniforms to Belvedere Academy in Liverpool, a non-denominational girls’ school, and a Islamia Girls’ School in north-west London, that was set adult by thespian Yusuf Islam.
The hijab differs from a niqab, that is a full-face deceive that has polarised politicians and a open in new years.
Tony Blair called a niqab ‘a symbol of separation’, while then-Leader of a House of Commons Jack Straw pronounced he would like to see it abolished altogether in 2006.