Born in 1997, Halima Aden was displaced by conflicts and famine in Somalia to neighboring Kenya where she spent her early childhood in a sprawling settlement, home to tens of thousands of refugees and asylum seekers. When she was seven, her family managed to get permission to immigrate to the United States. As a high …
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An American teen retailer has released a denim hijab as part of its fall collection, as part of the company’s recent fashion-for-all campaign, a decision which sparked mixed responses.
Over the past few months, Muslim model Halima Aden has proudly donned her hijab while walking on fashion runways, debunking myths about Muslim women and Islam.