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Honor to walk side by side with Muslim Women

By Dragana Chubrilo (non-Muslim, Croatia) It was an honor to walk side by side my Muslim friends who are part of my life for 30 years. My best friend is Muslim and nothing can change the way I feel about her. And what I feel is love, true friendship, support in every bad moment I had in my life. And we …

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An object to society

By Victoria Caroline Langille-Boyd I loved wearing the hijab!! I am still wearing it today, I feel so liberated and I feel so womanly and I feel like nothing of an object to society. As you could assume I am not of Muslim faith, as I’m of Wiccan faith but that does not stop me from wearing the hijab. I feel …

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Students take up the challenge on World Hijab Day

Religious Studies students at Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form have used World Hijab Day as an opportunity to learn more about the principles behind wearing the veil. Religious Studies students at Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form have used World Hijab Day as an opportunity to learn more about the principles behind wearing the veil. Religious Studies is a …

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Pleckgate High School

February 1, 2013. Girls of all faiths across East Lancashire have been taking part in World Hijab Day to understand and appreciate the muslim culture. Female staff and pupils at Pleckgate High School wore the traditional headscarf on this day to better understand the garment and its meaning. Ms Raja, head of RE and citizenship, said: “Staff and pupils, Muslim and …

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Girls in East Lancashire take part in World Hijab Day

GIRLS of all faiths across East Lancashire have been taking part in World Hijab Day to understand and appreciate the muslim culture. Female staff and pupils at Pleckgate High School wore the traditional headscarf yesterday to better understand the garment and its meaning. A religious studies group from Nelson and Colne College also took part in the awareness day. Shahiesta …

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You can’t judge a book by it’s cover

Today, February 1st, was World Hijab Day. You may be asking “What the heck is World Hijab Day?”. Let me tell you about it. The idea behind WHD is to invite non-Muslim women and Muslim women who don’t normally wear the hijab to “step in to the shoes of a hijabi for one day”. Why? The intent is to foster …

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