Pina Sadar

Pina Sadar


Pina Sadar is pursuing a PhD in socio-cultural anthropology at Durham University with her research focusing on British Muslim women and veiling. She is active in various media and civil society initiatives and has been involved in projects with a number of international institutions, such as the European Parliament, the European Commission, the Council of Europe and the United Nations.

Pina Sadar Articles

Some French towns have banned the burkini bathing suit. Image: Shutterstock.

Banning The Burkini Reinforces A Single Story About Muslim Women: 'They Need Saving.'

The recent series of burkini bans in resorts across France was met with sensationalist global headlines about protecting national security and women’s lives. The interdiction does not protect either of these.