khimar khimar

Definition(s):

  • (n) a headscarf worn by observant Muslim women that hangs down to just above the waist

News

  • Security firm to pay $65K over employee head scarf

    ABM Security Services Inc., which employs security officers for the Pennsylvania Convention Center, will pay $65,000 to resolve a lawsuit over the firing of a Muslim security officer who refused to remove her head scarf, or khimar, a day after she was hired in February 2011, the Philadelphia office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Philly.com

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