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The WHD Movement – Building Bridges

By Lorelei Ferre (LDS (Mormon)-USA) My first World Hijab Day experience was in 2014, so I was really looking forward to wearing a headscarf on February 1, 2015. There was just one problem: that was a Sunday and I am a devout Mormon (Christian). I didn’t feel it was wrong to wear hijab to church for a day, but I was …

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My road to self-discovery

By Aminah Jahan (Malaysia) Every time I took a selfie without hijab, I would have a strong desire to upload it on social media so that I could get as many likes and compliments as my non-hijabi friends. However, at the same time, it reminded me of the significance of hijab. The word hijab, for me, has many powerful meanings. …

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Our intention creates our reality

By Samela (Sarayevo-Bosnia and Herzegovina) It is in our nature to protect our bodies.  So what is the problem if a woman adds just one more piece of clothing besides regular outfit, a headscarf? I believe there is no reason to refute it.  It gives such confidence and pushes you harder to put more effort because you need to be twice …

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