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Documentary Celebrates Muslim Basketballer Fight for Hijab

BOSTON – The Athena Film Festival in New York has announced a new documentary that chronicles the fight of the American Muslim basketballer Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir against FIBA’s ban on hijabs, WGBH reported on January 14. “Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir broke records and barriers on her way to become the first Division I basketball player to play wearing …

A Hijabi's Guide to Nailing an Interview

Job interviews can be so nerve-wracking! But if you do a little prep beforehand, it can actually be an enjoyable and confidence-boosting experience. I know it may not seem possible now, but trust me on this! As a hijabi, you might have some concerns about religious discrimination, but rest easy: the law is actually on …

Meet This Hijabi Muslim Astrophysicist

Because of her achievement, Mutlu-Pakdil was named in the ‘2018 Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World – Academic Leadership and Accomplishment’ Her work provides the first description of a double-ringed elliptical galaxy, challenging current theories and assumptions about how the universe works and how galaxies start and evolve ANKARA – Islam encourages its believers …

"Yes I'm Hot in This"- Book Review

"Yes I'm Hot in This"- Book Review

With the winter months coming, hijabs will soon be a cozy way to “conveniently” not hear the people we don’t want to talk to. Yet all many of us know the immense struggle of a *hot hijab* in sweltering summer months (including those delightfully unsolicited comments about how hot it looks). The title of Huda …

Ethiopia Appoints First Hijabi Muslim Defense Minister

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his government’s ministerial posts, including a hijabi Muslim defense minister. “This is to show respect to the women for all the contribution they have made to the country,” Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told lawmakers in the capital, Addis Ababa, Bloomberg …

Defying Odds, Visually-Impaired Hijabi Thrives as Boxer

‘I’m a Muslim woman, I’m visually impaired and I’m a boxer’ GLASGOW – Despite the fact that Sannah Hussain was born with weak muscles and serious visual impairment, the fit, strong Muslim woman has a steely determination to succeed in the boxing ring. “I’ve always been an active person regardless of my vision, regardless of …

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Hijab And Inferiority Complex: Setting Myself Free

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.

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Why Does My Daughter Hate Her Hijab?

“Oh, God.” These were the words of one young girl when asked how she feels about the hijab. At the tender age of 15, she is fighting the uphill struggle most teenage girls face; her parents want her to wear the hijab and she doesn’t. It is the common battle of wills between teen girl …

The Ultimate Guide to Modest Swimwear & Hijabi Beach Essentials

Going to the beach as a hijabi? Here’s a guide for everything you need! From burkinis to lounge reading to breathable hijabs, we’ve got you covered (pun intended)! 1. A sturdy beach bag and towel Back to the beach for a little vit-Sea ⛱⛱⛱ #BeachBum #IslandLife #HHaroundtheworld #Bali A post shared by Haute Hijab (@hautehijab) …



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