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New Jersey Students Try Hijab for a Day

NEW JERSEY – Muslim students in New Jersey’s Ramapo College have invited their colleagues to try on hijab for one day, as part of events hosted by the Muslim Student Association to mark Women HerStory Month, Ramapo News reported. “We’re trying to bring us [hijabis] together,” said junior Rand Abdul-Razik of MSA about the event …

World Hijab Day

Is Celebrating the World Hijab Day Bid`ah?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Celebrating world and national Days and events like World Hijab Day that promote universal values and morals are praiseworthy. It …

What Are the Requirements of Hijab?

What Are the Requirements of Hijab?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: The requirements of hijab are as follows: 1- It should cover her whole body except face and hands. 2- It should …

The Very Best of World Hijab Day #FreeInHijab

The Very Best of World Hijab Day #FreeInHijab

It’s another World Hijab Day! This year, founder’s have been asking hijabis to help in “Breaking Stereotypes, Shattering Boundaries” by sharing pictures of themselves with the hashtag #FreeInHijab. Here are some of our very, very favorite contributions from around the world both breaking stereotypes and just doing enough by unapologetically being themselves. Tasneem, Mauritius View …

Why Do I Wear Hijab? Definitely Not Because of Oppression

Why Do I Wear Hijab? Definitely Not Because of Oppression

I often wonder whether people see me as a radical fundamentalist and terrorist Muslim who hides an AK-47 assault rifle underneath her jean jacket. Perhaps, they see me as the poster girl for oppressed womanhood everywhere. I am not sure which of the two it is. I get the whole gamut of strange looks, stares, …

Non-Muslim Women Take Hijab Challenge in Ramadan

DOHA – Women of various faiths are wearing hijab during the month of Ramadan as part of a unique challenge to draw attention to the discrimination faced by Muslim women who wear the religious outfit. “We are not only proud of our participants of 30 Day Ramadan hijab challenge but truly humbled and honored by …

California Students Don Hijab in Solidarity with Muslims

CALIFORNIA – University of California students gathered on Monday to mark the hijab solidarity day, showing support to Muslim students who don the religious outfit and answering questions about hijab and Muslims. “Muslim women in hijab are vulnerable and an open target for hate,” organizer Marya Ayloush told LA Weekly. “That’s why we’re here. We …

California Muslim Students Host Hijab Day

ORANGE, California – Muslim students at Chapman University, California, hosted the second “Hijab & Kufi Day” March 1, seeking to engage the community and raise awareness about the Islamic headwear. Coming in its second year, the first event was hosted a year ago to protest sentiments behind President Donald Trump’s January 2017 travel ban. “At …



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