hijab Tag Archive

To A Mere Headscarf

Eman Akhtar
Sep 28 · 3 min read

You are spit at, ripped off, flown and lit. But when I advocate for you, shout out the world for you, they treat me like you. I am spit at,...

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How Could She Do This?

Jawaad Ahmad Khan
Sep 27, 2016 · 5 min read

HOW COULD SHE DO THIS? I really looked up to her, I can’t believe she would stoop this low. I mean, she was the first hijabi to appear on...

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I Will Not Be Gunned Down

Shaziya Barkat
Shaziya Barkat
Feb 23, 2015 · 4 min read

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

Attiya Latif
Jun 5, 2014 · 11 min read

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?

Sarah Saeedah
Dec 28, 2011 · 7 min read

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

Basiratulann Shahid
Nov 21, 2011 · 5 min read

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

Hannan Ouyoun
Aug 18, 2011 · 4 min read

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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