Spanish minister under fire for criticizing Islamic headscarf

Bibiano Aido, Spain’s Equality Minister, has recently angered Muslim by criticizing the hijab/headscarf, alledging that the garment undermines the rights of women. Not all cultural practices must be respected she Aido, as she expressed her opposition to practices which violate human rights and promote inequality. In response to Aido, Spanish Muslim women said that women wear the scarf because they choose to, saying that the minister does not know what she is talking about.