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a headscarf worn by Muslim women

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the custom in some Islamic societies of women dressing modestly outside the home

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As such, wearing the hijab is an act of obedience to God and, hence, forms the primary basis for wearing it.
We, therefore, call on all those remaining Boko Haram terrorists to know that they are following a coward moving about in hijab and disguising as a woman.
The garment-cut from the sports brand's most breathable fabric-was designed to tackle performance problems associated with wearing a traditional hijab.
Tehran [Iran], Feb 2 ( ANI ): Iran police on Friday arrested at least 29 women for participating in the ongoing protest against a law that makes wearing the hijab (headscarf) compulsory.
Wearing the Hijab is something personal," Anak Mindanao (AMIN) Party-List Rep.
A courageous symbol of civil protest against the hijab forced on women in Iran for decades.
Still, it is possible to see Western applause for resistance against obligatory hijab not only as superficial, but also as unhelpful in that it reduces Iranian women's concerns to "the veil," often running dangerously close to anti-Islam narratives.
World Hijab Day (WHD) is an annual event that is being celebrated for its sixth year.
But I am growing weary of the hijab fetish that is beginning to dominate popular marketing as a kind of default Muslim emoji.
These hijab kits were created in partnership with the Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group (NSPIRG).
Like Ibtihaj, who is Muslim, the doll sports a hijab.
Hijab tweeted his full official resignation letter, stating the end of his duties since he began to lead the HNC in 2015, without providing specific reasons.
From autumn next year, the popular Barbie doll will be sold with hijab.
ISLAMABAD -- The iconic Barbie doll has added a new look to her wardrobe: a hijab, modelled on a famed Olympics fencer.
A senior Ofsted source said: "There is growing concern about the hijab appearing in a primary school uniform list.