The French senates just banned the girls under 18 and accompanying mothers from wearing hijab in the school.
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Social media users are widely circulating news claiming that France bans Hijab for girls under 18 years old.
Some Twitter users commented on this claim.
Misbar’s investigation found that the claim was misleading. The votes do not mean the bans will become law, but they reflect the majority sentiment of the French upper house.
The votes were contrary to the government's position and will need to be confirmed by the National Assembly to become law.
The French government says it seeks through this law to combat "hate speech" and curb foreign religious groups' funding.
The French Senate had voted in a first reading on October 29 in favor of a bill prohibiting the wearing of religious symbols, including the headscarf, for parents of accompanying students on school excursions, by 163 votes to 114.