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Hijab – Reasons, Assumptions and Experiences

By Afreen Sheykh (India) People ask me why do I wear Hijab, my simple answer is – one I want people to see my true beauty rather than focusing on false diminishing worldly beauty. Two – I don’t believe in showoff but prefer being a pearl hidden in a shell, lying deep down beneath the ocean. Three – hijaab is …

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Being covered doesn’t limit us

By  Nudžejma I’ve been wearing hijab for almost 8 years. My Hijab is beautiful part of me. Material covering my hair should not make me seem withdrawn or creepy. If you ask me, I think it makes me more open to answering questions and hearing comments. I think it makes me different. I think it makes me strong. Being covered …

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My venture with hijab

By Ella Sibley (Christian-UK) I work as an assisstant chaplain at the University of Roehampton and a female muslim student invited me to take part in the World Hijab Day. It was a particularly out-and-about day for me, so definitely an interesting experience – the morning in Devon, then a coach back to London, a trip into central to meet a …

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I finally found peace in pleasing my Lord

By Reem Brome (Lebanon) My father is Lebanese and my Mother is half Spanish and half Philipina. I was not raised in a strict environment and no one forced me to wear hijab. I have always planned to wear hijab but somehow insisted on putting it off for later thinking that I have enough time since I am young. I …

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Judged unfairly because of hijab

By Kristen (Christian-nondenominational, USA) I have always been very open minded and tolerant of the beliefs of others. My daughter did not participate in world hijab day, but she did ask me about it. It was an honor to explain to her that many religions call for women to cover their heads, and that today I’m wearing a hijab to support …

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