World Hijab Day: Everyone’s Favourite Dress-Up Day

Cartoon via: personofcolour “My comic re: tokenization of Muslim women, “Hijab Day.”

This post was written by guest contributor Shireen Ahmed. A version of this post was previously posted on her blog.Every year there are a group of women who celebrate, support and participate in World Hijab Day. This year February 1, 2013 marked the day where women all over the world would be “invited” to wear a scarf on their head in solidarity with Muslim sisters across the globe.This phenomenon has garnered much attention. It has exploded through social media and has been embraced by M … [Read more...]


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