List of countries where hijab is banned

Austria
Austria in 2019 placed a ban on headscarves for children up to the age of ten years to promote equality between men and women.

Bosnia and Herzegovina
wearing the hijab and other religious symbols are banned in courts and other institutions.

Canada
Wearing religious symbols for all public servants in positions of authority in Canadian province Qu├ębec are prohibited.

France
France passed a law in 2004 banning all religious clothing and symbols in schools.
The law, however, doesn't apply to universities.

India
India do not allow girls to wear hijab in classrooms, it is not banned in the country.

Kazakhstan
Some schools banned headscarves in Kazakhastan in 2017.

Kosovo
Wearing of hijab in public schools, universities and government buildings is banned since 2009. However, in 2014, Kosovo got its first women parliamentarian with a headscarf.

Kyrgyzstan
Some schools in Kyrgyzstan barred Muslim students donning headscarves from attending classes in 2011, 2012 and 2015.

Russia
Hijab is banned in schools and varsities in two regions of Russia-- the Republic of Mordovia and the Stavropol Territory.

Uzbekistan
The government in 2012 banned the selling of religious clothing such as hijabs and face veils in the market.