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Newsline 27 January 2017

It isn't long until we name the 2017 Secularist of the Year, so get your ticket today! Members of the National Secular Society benefit from a discounted ticket price to our events, so if you support our aims but are not yet a member, sign up now.

We look forward to seeing you at the event. Our thanks to all who sent in nominations.

Don’t force the hijab on young girls, says Muslim women’s rights campaigner

Don’t force the hijab on young girls, says Muslim women’s rights campaigner

News | Fri, 27 Jan 2017

Shaista Gohir of the Muslim Women's Network has criticised Muslim parents who make their young daughters wear hijabs.

NSS Speaks Out

We were quoted in the Daily Post on our support for local people campaigning for an inclusive new secular school to be opened, rather than a faith school. Our vice-president Alistair McBay wrote to Hebrides News on the democratic deficit of a council ignoring the wishes of local people for religious reasons.

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