Philippine Muslims ask for education boost

Minority community says a new law is needed to help help teach Islam in majority Christian country.

    Muslims in the Philippines are asking the government to help their children learn Islam in schools.
     
    Muslims make up only around 15 percent of the population and the country is predominantly Christian.
     
    Now parents are pushing for a new bill that would help boost religious education. Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan explains.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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