Women who wear hijabs face discrimination during job search

Women who wear hijabs experience discrimination when applying for jobs, according to researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Wearing a hijab had a negative impact on each aspect of the application and hiring process including job availability, call backs, interaction time with potential employers and interest by employers, the research found.

The study found Muslim women who did not wear the religious head scarves did not face the same discrimination.

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