Webinar Series 2020: Bill 21
Sunday February 2, 2020 – 3 pm EST
The implications of Bill 21 on Muslim accommodation in Quebec’s public
This is Part 3 of a 4 part series exploring Bill 21, Quebec’s Secularism Law.
The accommodation of Muslims in Quebec’s public education system has been a site of contention for decades. This talk will focus on how Muslims have been accommodated in this sphere before Bill 21, and the implications that Bill 21 has now for Muslims in the public education sector. In particular, the discussion will center on the position of Muslim women employed within the public education system who are impacted by Bill 21.
Dr. Beesan Sarrouh is a Senior Research Analyst at the Centre of Wellness, Diversity, and Inclusion at the Treasury Board Secretariat in Ottawa. She has published work on inclusion, diversity, and belonging in the sphere of education in both academic and policy forums. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Studies from Queen’s University.
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