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A token of acceptance

By Barbara Poley (Australia) We had a wonderful event in Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia introducing many skeptical women to the joy of wearing hijab. After the event we received the following message from one of the participants: Dear friends, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for inviting us to learn more about you at your World Hijab Day …

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Walk in someone else’s shoes

By Catarina (Atheist-London, UK) It was an amazing experience to ‘walk in someone else’s shoes’ and to be part of a movement that is creating a better understanding about Islam. I didn’t face any discrimination during the day but I know how my Muslim sisters suffer on a daily basis. The headscarf is the reason why some of them are …

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An object to society

By Victoria Caroline Langille-Boyd I loved wearing the hijab!! I am still wearing it today, I feel so liberated and I feel so womanly and I feel like nothing of an object to society. As you could assume I am not of Muslim faith, as I’m of Wiccan faith but that does not stop me from wearing the hijab. I feel …

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