Again; the Dutch government can not interfere in individual religious affairs. But now, for security reasons, most parties wants to ban the face-covering clothing in public transportation - which means also that men can not wear a 'bivak muts', see picture above, against the cold. The Dutch government gave today the Dutch public transportation companies advice not to allow these kind of dress code anymore. Lets see what will happen.
"People keep telling me how successful I am," says Arslan. "But I'm not all that successful. Had I not been a migrant woman in a hijab, I could have gone much further." Still, when younger Muslims ask Arslan how to climb the professional ladder, she's optimistic. "If you think strategically, this is a great time to be a European Muslim," she argues. "Everyone's focused on us, so it's an opportunity — if you take it." - TIME