A nation of around 72.3 million people.
Approximately 99% of them Muslims.
Headscarves - regarded by secularists as symbols of radical Islam - are banned in official ceremonies, schools, universities and public offices, for around last 80 years.
The country is Turkey
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For the past 80 years Turks have lived in a secular state founded by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who rejected headscarves as backward looking in his campaign to secularise Turkish society. Scarves are consequently banned in civic spaces in the country.