hijab

News flash, Mr. Harper: Muslim women can be strong. Stop speaking for us.

Do you remember the 1990 Gulf War? I do. I am Muslim, and have never worn a hijab (headscarf)— but at the time, in an act of solidarity, I opted to briefly wear one after I heard a...

Beyond the Burqa: Vancouver filmmaker Brishkay Ahmed speaks about Afghan women, media and social change

A searingly brave filmmaker shares her thoughts on women's rights, social change in Afghanistan through media, and the big difference between a burqa and hijab.

For Muslim Canadians, the fallout from 9/11 was personal

The oddest thing was having to prove her community didn't approve of madmen, terrorists and bombings, one young woman recalls.

Four hip hijabis talk about their relationship to the headscarf and fashion

Wearing a headscarf doesn't make you a fashion bore, these young Vancouver women say.