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Users published stories on discrimination challenges, how they struggle to wear the headscarf
Growing up with stereotypes is both confusing and pressuring. In many parts of the Middle East, women are often categorised based on mistaken concepts and outdated ideas. The women of Iran are a controversial topic that often ends with generalised assumptions that could not be further from the truth. Recently, many Iranian women have decided …
This comes following a complaint from families at Al-Naseriya school in Zagazig, reporting that the school director forced their daughters to wear the veil
My only intention is to give 31 young Muslim women the opportunity to convey what inspires each of them as individuals to wear the hijab, says photographer
“It is a positive message portraying diversity, and respects the hijab,” says model
The hijab fashion in Egypt has been changing rapidly over the last ten years. Although the Spanish style veil has emerged five years ago, a newer and faster “Spanish” is getting simpler and looser now. Some argue that the traditional hijab, despite the new florescent colours, will soon fade out in Egypt.
Few hours after Fatma Nabil has read the 12 o’clock news bulletin in her full cream-colored veil, the Egyptian media sphere has quivered with endless controversial discussions on the extent to which the entire country is deliberately being ‘Ikhwanised’. Being the first Egyptian female newsreader ever to appear on Egypt’s state television, the move assuredly …