France: should French authorities ban the burkini? FRANCE24's Catherine Nicholson asked Hanna Woodhead, Asst. Prof. of Theology at Geneva University. She put forward the argument that some Muslim women see the burkini as a tool for empowerment because they might otherwise be unable to go to the beach or to swim.

France: should French authorities ban the burkini?

France: should French authorities ban the burkini? FRANCE24's Catherine Nicholson asked Hanna Woodhead, Asst. Prof. of Theology at Geneva University. She put forward the argument that some Muslim women see the burkini as a tool for empowerment because they might otherwise be unable to go to the beach or to swim.