hijab Tag Archive

I Will Not Be Gunned Down

I stood staring at myself in the mirror, carefully wrapping my headscarf around my hair. The image stared back at me, clear as water. And...

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Her Name was Mariam

It was only ever supposed to be a joke, a trick, a meager, selfish brutality that we thought would fade away just as soon as it was...

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So You Think I’m Immodest?

The whole day had simply been concocting the ingredients for a famous dish, fiasco. I’d woken up for Fajr dreading getting dressed,...

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Bee In My Hijab

It was that time of the year when the school decides to reward attendance with two weeks of exams. An optimist would say, “at least they...

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A Hijabi’s Unique Recession

Summer. It’s that time of year when teenagers clamber out of their homes and hunt for that perfect summer job. Especially with the...

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