Muslim students in Switzerland are being forced to shake hands with their female teachers — Quartz

The tradition of shaking a teacher’s hand at the beginning and end of each lesson is a long-standing one in the classroom in Switzerland. But it has now sparked a broader narrative on the country’s identity. Last month, two Syrian boys in the town of Therwil were exempted from shaking their female teachers’ hands. The…

via Muslim students in Switzerland are being forced to shake hands with their female teachers — Quartz

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