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I Want to Take Off My Hijab; How Shall I Tell Mom?

I Want to Take Off My Hijab; How Shall I Tell Mom?

In this counseling answer: • It is possible that you feel such need to remove the hijab because you were never really taught by your parents the deep meaning behind the practice of hijab. So, learn first about the hijab in Islam. • Personally reach out to active women members in your community and ask …

The Punk Rock Hijabi - Sara Salmani Breakes Stereotypes

The Punk Rock Hijabi - Sara Salmani Breaking Stereotypes

“We are used to seeing Muslim women merely as Muslims in Finland, but I hope that after my speech everyone who sees a woman wearing a hijab can also see something else than just her religion,” says Sara Salmani. Sara Salmani is a Diversity & Inclusion Specialist who is passionate about creating work that breaks …

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Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Wearing Hijab in Job Interviews

‘I wish I was stronger.’ Sarah said, looking at her hands. ‘I’ve worn the hijab everyday of my life since I was fourteen.’ She sighed. ‘Now I put it on in the morning, go to work and take it off in the parking lot. I don’t feel like myself.’ Sarah and I were sitting in …

Hijab: Yes It Comes with Challenges, But What Doesn't?

Hijab: Yes It Comes with Challenges, But What Doesn't?

Being raised in a non Muslim country certainly has its challenges. More so if you are a young hijabi girl. the current rise of the right-wing wave makes it more challenging to be a visible Muslim. Terrorism, oppression and fundamentalism are only a few of the buzzwords that accompany discussions about Muslim women. Particularly so on …

On Hijab : Reflections, Fashion, Stories and More

On Hijab : Reflections, Fashion, Stories and More

Marking World Hijab Day, that comes February 1st, we bring you a collection of interesting reads about Hijab. We hope you’ll enjoy it! Why Does My Daughter Hate Her Hijab? These were the words of one young girl when asked how she feels about the hijab. At the tender age of 15, she is …

Sometimes There Is a Link Between Hijab and Mental Health Issues

Sometimes There Is a Link Between Hijab and Mental Health Issues

I wore a hijab when I was too young to understand the heaviness of the decision that I was making. I was 12 and went to an Islamic school that required girls to begin wearing a veil in the 6th grade. Making the next step to wear a hijab full time seemed natural, seeing as …

Meet The First Muslim Hijabi on Masterchef Canada

Meet the First Muslim Hijabi on Masterchef Canada

In March 2018, Reem Ahmed was announced amongst the top 21 cooks participating in MasterChef Canada, where contestants  showcase their culinary talents. The young Muslim said she wanted to participate in the contest to counter misconceptions surrounding Muslim women who choose to don hijab. “In order to clear these misconceptions, we have to fully integrate into …

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 …

Egyptian Seeks to Be First Hijabi to Climb Everest

CAIRO – An Egyptian Muslim pharmacist is striving to become the first hijabi Arab woman to climb Mount Everest, overcoming social and cultural challenges to fulfill her life dream. “In every exploratory expedition I go to, I am often the only veiled Arab among all the women, and the reaction is like ‘Oh my God!’ …



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