Controversy: France Bans The Niqab
Overall, the ban of the Niqab in France is obviously an Anti-Islamic agenda, because the Niqab now is being replaced by Medical face masks by the women who are now banned from wearing their traditional outfits. Hence, they have failed at stopping the idea of the Niqab and instead created more animosity towards Muslims in general. But like all other Islamophobic acts that have taken place, it only makes people more curious about Islam and usually tends to lead to more reverts/converts to Islam. The French President, similar to his GOP counterparts here, is trying to garner right wing votes for himself by hating on Muslims.
In regards to the Islamically mandated Hijab, which is the headscarf and modesty of both Muslim men and women, here is a great video: