For Women Who Wear Hijab, Finstas Can Be a Space to Let Loose Online
By the time private accounts with curated followers became mainstream, they were old news to me. I knew many women who wore hijabs who would set their Instagram profiles to private, write “WOMEN ONLY” in their bios, and post pictures with their hair down.
Growing Up As a Girl in Iran, Fashion Was Always a Form of Protest
As more and more Iranian women pull off their headscarves in protest of the compulsory hijab law, one writer recalls how, for her and other Iranian women, clothing and rebellion have long been intertwined.
The Nike Hijab is Either a Milestone or a Setback for Muslim Women
The Nike Pro Hijab landed at Macy's earlier this month. Depending upon who’s doing the viewing, it is a symbol of empowerment, or of oppression. Or both.
Two Hijabi Girls on How the Headscarf Ban Is Disrupting Their Lives
Since 2004, Muslim girls in France have been prohibited from wearing their headscarves to school. We spoke to two hijabi French girls about how this affects their lives both inside and outside the classroom.
Muslim Women Share Their Thoughts on Europe's New Headscarf Ban
A top European court just ruled that employers can legally ban employees from wearing headscarves to work. Six Muslim women tell us how they feel about the controversial ruling.