A poll said on Wednesday that 42% of Muslims in France were harassed at least once in their lives.
The survey published by the French Public Opinion Institute (IFOP) said most racial harassment occurred during police controls, job applications and house rentals.
60% of Muslim women who wear headscarf said they were harassed at least once, while this figure was 44% for non-headscarf-wearing Muslim women.
24% of Muslims who participated in the survey said they were verbally attacked and this rate was 9% for non-Muslims.
Also, 37% of the headscarf-wearing Muslim women said they were insulted.
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