From the Media - Part 56

posted by mh on 2006/09/03 12:31

[ From the Media ]

Interesting constellations: Plovdiv, "only" a 5 hrs drive from Istanbul, may (or may not) become a destination for young Turkish females desiring to escape the ban on headscarves in educational institutions in their home country. As can be read in a BIRN article, Plovdiv's Medical Academy has received a request to grant places to 110 women from Turkey who want to attend lectures and, as fee-paying students, would contribute an extra 440,000 euro per year to the institution's budget, on the condition that they can wear veils.



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