As a schoolteacher in Quebec, she would be subject to a proposed ban on public employees wearing religious symbols on the job. But the Muslim woman says she is not taking off her headscarf.
She says she’s thinking largely of her ninth-graders.
“What message does that send to my students?” Naqvi asked. “We’re supposed to teach them to stand up for their beliefs.”
The prohibition, introduced by Quebec’s new center-right government and expected to take effect in June, would...