Scores of women in University of Northern British Colombia donned the Muslim hijab for the first time in their life, showing support to Muslim women in the event held in Prince George this week.
In a time of increasing hate crimes and Islamophobia, Muslim women’s hijab is becoming a symbol of resistance and feminism, with women of different faiths donning it to express solidarity with Muslim women.
Over the past few months, Muslim model Halima Aden has proudly donned her hijab while walking on fashion runways, debunking myths about Muslim women and Islam.
When I first ditched the headscarf, the simplest way to describe hijab, I had a sense of temporary satisfaction for I believed I was entitled to freedom of choice. Nevertheless, it was a choice against my conscience, which at the same time was fighting, for its right.
A Muslim mother-of-four whose veil was ripped off by a convicted racist has pleaded for her attacker’s freedom after she discovered he had cancer.
Defying misconceptions about Muslim women, Yusra Syed, a former University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) student, has become the first Peel police prisoner escort officer to don hijab.
A Muslim mother from Oakland, Pennsylvania, is teaming up with a local community organization to launch hijab line for dolls to promote diversity and acceptance among people from early age.
With the hope to raise awareness of Muslim culture and bolster solidarity, Muslim students in different universities across the US have been organizing hijab days to give their colleagues a chance to support their Muslim peers.
Demonstrators will take to the streets of Dublin on Tuesday, March 21, protesting the European court ruling, which allows employers to ban the Muslim headscarf in workplace.
For Je’Nan Hayes, the big day in the Regional High School Championship game was awaited with passion to finalize a successful season for her Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg, Maryland.