World Celebrates Hijab Day (Special)

Impacted by a pandemic, women of all faiths, colors, and communities across the world will go virtual on Monday, February 1, to celebrate the 9th edition of #WorldHijabDay.

The event aims at fostering religious tolerance and understanding by inviting non-Hijabi Muslims and non-Muslims to experience wearing hijab for one day.

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The brainchild of New York-based Nazma Khan aims at fostering religious tolerance and understanding by inviting non-Hijabi Muslims and non-Muslims to experience hijab for one day.

The following articles (from our archive) show how hijab has made headlines over the past years, leading women to success while maintaining their modesty.


World Celebrates Hijab Day (Special) - About Islam

New Zealand Appoints First Hijabi Muslim Officer

In New Zealand, Zeena Ali has made history, becoming first Hijabi police officer in the country…


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Supermodel Chooses Faith over Fashion

After three years in modeling and fashion industry, American Muslim hijabi model Halima Aden has announced quitting runway, citing pressure to ‘compromise’ religious beliefs…


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Meet Hijabi Influencer Who Empowers Young Muslim Women

Yasmin Jay is a Sydney based fashion designer and model who boasts nearly 150,000 followers on her Instagram profile.


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Boss Hijabis Shattering the Glass Ceiling

Female entrepreneurship continues to grow. According to one study, women now control about 36 percent of global small businesses, growing 4.2 percent in the last 12 years.


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Hijabi Police Officers, Those Muslims Made it Possible

As more countries accept hijab as part of their police uniform, a growing number of Muslim officers are achieving their life dream of joining the career…


World Celebrates Hijab Day (Special) - About Islam

Barbie Releases First Hijab Doll after Hijabi Olympian

In a breakthrough in the 58-year company’s history, Barbie has released its first hijab-wearing doll, modeled after US Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad…


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Meet This Inspirational Hijabi Engineer

Fatema Karim Khaku, an inspirational young civil engineer, who has achieved great things in her role…


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Blind Muslim Hijabi Inspires Others

Overcoming her blindness since early age, a Bosnian Muslim hijabi woman has become a source of inspiration to others with her writings, advising her readers to be grateful for all the things…


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Ontario Muslim Becomes First Hijabi Escort Officer

Defying misconceptions about Muslim women, Yusra Syed, a former University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) student…


World Celebrates Hijab Day (Special) - About Islam

Hijabi Muslim to Make History in Boston Marathon

When Rahaf Khatib, the first hijabi Muslim athlete to appear on cover of a fitness magazine…