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Tuesday, October 19, 2021



Women fight Taliban's hijab mandate by posting pictures of colourful Afghan dresses on social media

September 14, 2021 6:07 pm

Photos of women wearing colourful traditional dresses which are not hijab, have been seen on social media. It is their effort to explain to the world more about the glorious Afghan culture

'My hijab kept shrinking and got smaller with each shoot': Halima Aden on quitting modelling

July 22, 2021 5:49 pm

The model, who broke barriers with her appearances, believes speaking out has given strength to many. She hopes that aspirant models will know that "Halima has taken one for the team".

Hijabi singer calls out multi-million dollar makeup corporation for exploitation

July 20, 2021 7:02 pm

Nemah Hasan, aka Nemahsis, calls for an inclusive environment and fair treatment of women wearing hijabs

Hijab-wearing Somali-US model takes step back from industry

November 27, 2020 4:29 pm

"I was just so desperate back then for any representation that I lost touch with who I was," she wrote on one post.

New Zealand Police introduces hijab to uniform, first officer to wear it feels 'proud'

November 18, 2020 6:04 pm

Zeena was inspired to join the police to help her Muslim community after the Christchurch terror attack last year in which 51 people were killed at two mosques in New Zealand.

Civil rights group: Air Canada forced 12-year-old girl to remove hijab during boarding

September 21, 2019 8:51 am

The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said in a letter sent Friday that federal and state laws were violated when an Air Canada gate agent demanded that Fatima Abdelrahman remove her religious head covering.

Toronto Raptors introduce branded hijabs to send 'powerful message'

September 16, 2019 10:58 am

The Raptors, which are owned by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, claimed to be the first team in the National Basketball Association to offer an athletic hijab.

Uzbekistan: Imam sacked after urging president to lift ban on hijabs, beards

September 10, 2018 3:07 pm

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who came to power in 2016, has relaxed restrictions on religious freedoms as part of his campaign of liberal economic and political reforms. But his government stopped short of lifting a decades-long ban on religious clothes and attributes.

WATCH: This Muslim teacher's powerful speech on why she chose to wear hijab is going viral

July 06, 2018 9:26 am

Latifa Abouchakra referred to terms like 'muscular liberalism' used by certain sections of media and politicians and defined it as just another term for Islamophobia and racism.

The checkmate over hijab

June 15, 2018 1:04 am

Chess champion’s boycott of tournament over headscarf rule is an indictment of Iran’s ruling clergy.


Malaysian make-up artist uses hijab to transform into Disney princesses and villains

February 28, 2016 1:37 pm

This Malaysian make-up artist has been using the hijab to transform herself into various popular characters from comic books and Disney.