‘Do you sleep with it?’
‘Do you take a shower in it?’
‘Are you forced to wear it?’
‘Do you wear it at home?’
‘Do you feel hot?’
‘Is it waterproof?’
So, which of these funny questions you’ve got?
The Hijab Challenge
For many Muslim girls, wearing a hijab in the west is a challenge .
These are some of the frequently asked questions about hijab Muslim students get asked at school or campus. Sometimes, it’s funny; other times it’s challenging and most of the times it takes patience and understanding to be able to deal with such questions and educate people about Islam and Muslims.
This picture is drawn by members of the Muslim Student Association (MSA) who are also students of their local Catholic School during a club activity. T
he purpose of the MSA is to enlighten non-Muslim students on the behaviors and qualities of what it means to be a Muslim student.
First published: June 2019