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Sisters in America: World Hijab Day Photo Shoot Supports Marginalized American-Muslim Women

By: Shireen Hakim, MS, MPH, RDN, Writer in a Headscarf Touched by a stranger’s sincere and eager public Facebook post, on Wednesday February 1st I visited her house to help her and her non-Muslim friends style themselves in hijabs, in honor of World Hijab Day. Kim Mulligan’s World Hijab Day photo shoot was a beautiful, unique initiative by non-Muslim women …

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Women are not objects to be judged by their looks!

By Jeanarie Sweeney (Rhode Island) I’ve been a Muslim for about a year now and I can honestly say it’s the best thing that has ever happened to me. I started wearing my hijab faithfully and permanently two weeks before I actually converted to Islam. My hijab has made me lose almost all of my “friends” because they couldn’t be seen …

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Go back to your own country!

By Tina Almoghalliq (Indiana (USA))  I became Muslim in October of 1999 Alhamdulillah. When I converted to Islam, my family didn’t agree with my decision at all. I even provided them with literature about the fundamentals of Islam and what’s required of a Muslim. But that meant nothing to them. Like all Muslim women in western society, I experienced hardships because …

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