Global Sisterhood: Women All Over The World Are Organizing Burkini Ban Protests

Following a controversial ban on the burkini -- a swimming outfit mostly worn by Muslim women that covers the body, except for the face, hands and feet -- in more than 15 French towns, women all over the world have decided to band together to dismantle xenophobia. Supporters spanning from Great Britain to Belgium and everywhere in between gathered to call for the repeal of this oppressive law by the French Government. Here's a look at the brave women combating racism and Islamophobia.

 

Joslyn Winkfield Aug, 30, 2016

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Protesters from different societies stage outside the Council of State in France in Paris to show support for Muslim women after 15 French towns introduced and started to enforce a ban on the burkini.

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Locals gather to protest against the Burkini Ban on the last day of Festival of Cinema in Douarnenez, Finistere, France.

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A woman in a head scarf listens to the speeches in Antwerp at the beach party protest against the ban of Burkini's in France.

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Women cheer in Antwerp at the beach party protest against the ban of Burkini's in France.

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Women in stylish burkinis team up with supporters in Antwerp at the beach party to protest against the ban of Burkinis in France.

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People gathered in Antwerp at the beach party to protest against the ban of Burkini's in France.

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Protesters gather at the "Wear What You Want" beach party rally against discrimination against Muslim women outside the French Embassy in London, England

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Supports gather to dance in Antwerp at the beach party to protest against the ban of Burkini's in France

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A group of protesters gather to fight Islamophobia and discrimination against Muslim women outside French Embassy in London.

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A woman wearing a headscarf joins a demonstration organised by "Stand up to Racism" outside the French Embassy in London.

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Women came together at the French embassy to show solidarity with French Muslim women and to call for the repeal the oppressive law by the French Government.

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Protesters hold signs during their beach party protest in London.

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Locals show their support in London.

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Protesters from the 'Fight Against Racism' society stage a demonstration outside the French Embassy in London.

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Protesters from 'Fight Against Racism' society stage a demonstration outside the French Embassy in London/

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