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Can I Temporarily Take Off My Hijab?

Short Answer:Muslim women only wear hijab in front of non-mahram men. You can take off your hijab with other women and in front of your maharem (male guardians). So, to make yourself comfortable, don’t go swimming in mixed places, or places where women are too immodestly dressed that you feel uncomfortable. Look up halal options …

Muslim Burkini-clad Women Told to Leave Pool, This is How Auckland Council Reacts - About Islam

Muslim Burkini-clad Women Told to Leave Pool, This is How Auckland Council Reacts

Auckland Council in New Zealand has apologized to Muslim women after they were told to leave a public pool because of wearing burkinis, TVNZ reported on July 22. “The CCTV footage from the pool was being examined and staff were being spoken to, to establish exactly what happened,” acting manager of active recreation at West …

US Water Park Allows Burkinis for Muslim Women - About Islam

US Water Park Allows Burkinis for Muslim Women

After two years of campaigning to have their modest swimming attire allowed, Ruhee Kapadia and her 15-year-old daughter were pleased for the new policy of Echo Park Pool in New York which has lately allowed burkini for Muslim women,Huffington Post reported. “It was like a dream that day. It was just this moment of this …

My Burkini Story – From Freedom to Anxiety

My Burkini Story - From Freedom to Anxiety

The burkini truly is liberating for me as a Muslim woman, it allows me to socialize more in different settings, it allows me to enjoy leisure activities and time with my children.

Modest Swimwear

The Ultimate Guide to Modest Swimwear & Hijabi Beach Essentials

Summer is hereand people are starting to book their beachholidays.There are so many ways you can style your modest beachwear to get you comfywhile preserving your modest, fashionable look. Here’s a guide for everything you need inyour next beach vacation! From modest swimwear, burkinis to lounge reading to breathable hijabs, we’ve got you covered (pun …

French City Shuts Down Swimming Pools Over Burkini Row - About Islam

French City Shuts Down Swimming Pools Over Burkini Row

Two swimming pools in the French city of Grenoble have been closed after Muslim women defied the burkini ban, Agence France Presse (AFP) reported Wednesday. On Sunday, a group of Muslim and non-Muslim women defied a burkini ban at their local swimming pool in the southeastern city of Grenoble, bathing in suits covering their entire …

Muslim Women Defy Burkini Ban at French Pool - About Islam

Muslim Women Defy Burkini Ban at French Pool

Inspired by US rights activist Rosa Parks, a group of French Muslim women have defied a burkini ban at their local swimming pool in the southeastern city of Grenoble, bathing in suits covering their entire bodies. Speaking to the BBC, two of the Muslim women involved in the protest, Hassiba and Latifa, said they should …

French City Mayor Lifts Burkini Ban - About Islam

French City Mayor Lifts Burkini Ban

PARIS – A divisive debate over Muslim full-body swimsuit, or burkini, has reignited in France after the mayor of Rennes city, Brittany in northwestern France, allowed women wearing the outfit in council pools. The decision was issued by Nathalie Appéré, the Socialist mayor of Rennes in Brittany, The Times reported on Thursday, October 11. The …

Diving into Halal Swimwear

Diving into 'Halal' Swimwear

The last time I wore a bathing suit was last year while in Turkey. It caused a lot of anxiety for me, especially leading up to the trip, as I decided what I should wear on the beach. I had not yet started wearing hijab, but I was dressing modestly and was not…



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