Home » Tag Archives: hijab understanding

Tag Archives: hijab understanding

Not a threat, not a tool of oppression

By Sinéad Mercier (Ireland) This morning I walked into university to attend a conference on the meaning of traditional clothing in the West of Ireland – ‘Threads of Discovery: Cloth, Clothes and Culture’. By some strange and fortunate coincidence, this conference and NUIG’s Malaysian society “World Hijab Day” meeting were in rooms side by side. It seemed decided then, that I …

Read More »