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Reasonable Accommodation

Last week a high school soccer game raised some important issues around gender equality versus religious accommodation. Islamic Society of North America let the referee know that it was willing to forfeit the game because two girls were playing on the Caledon high school team. Their religious beliefs forbid physical contact between girls and boys who are not related. The two girls decided to sit out the second half... and were replaced to allow their team play on. Matt Galloway spoke with the former chief commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission.
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