A junior doctor from Royal Derby Hospital has introduced disposable sterile hijabs for Muslim doctors to use while working in operating rooms.
The idea for the disposable sterile hijabs came to Farah Roslan while she was still a medical student with University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Trust.
A 12-year-old Muslim girl was forced to remove her hijab by Air Canada employees after she had already passed security while boarding at San Francisco International Airport.
Fatima Abdelrahman, from Santa Clara, California, is a member of the U.S. junior national squash team and the very first member to wear a hijab while competing.
An Iranian woman, known as “Blue Girl,” who set herself on fire to allegedly protest the jail sentence she received for attempting to watch a football game, also suffered from bipolar disorder, according to her family.
Sahar Khodayari, 29, passed away at a hospital in Tehran on Sept. 9, a week after setting herself ablaze in front of a court in the Iranian capital.
At just 19 years old, Nor Diana, widely known by her ring name as Phoenix, is already making a name for herself not only for being a teenage professional wrestler, but also for being Malaysia’s – possibly even the world’s – first wrestler to wear a hijab in the ring.
After becoming an online sensation in Malaysia last year, hijab-wearing female rapper Noor Ayu Fatini Mohd Bakhari has been soaring in popularity, and now she is hoping to get her voice heard beyond her home country.
Bakhari, who goes by the stage name Bunga, went viral last November 2018 with a video of her rapping at a local competition in Perak, Malaysia, reports the Associated Press.
Yazid, an Instagrammer who was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, was not exactly pressured to wear a hijab by her Muslim parents, but she always figured that she would eventually have to wear one someday.
Yumeyakata, a Japanese kimono rental store that caters to foreigners, is now offering wagara hijabs for Muslim women.
Muslim women visiting Kyoto, Japan with plans to rent out kimonos can now fully enjoy the experience with Yumayakata’s wagara hijabs that match their wide selection of traditional Japanese clothes for the price of 300 yen – reduced from its normal price of 500 yen ($2.73, $4.55), according to a press release via Grapee.
A Muslim group was singled out at a Delaware public pool and asked to leave for wearing cotton shirts, shorts, and hijabs.
Tahsiyn A. Ismaa’eel, who runs Darul Amaanah Academy, an Arabic summer enrichment program, has been taking her elementary schoolers to Wilmington’s Foster Brown public pool for four years.
Authorities in Iran have arrested an 18-year-old girl for posting videos of herself dancing without wearing a hijab on social media.
Aside from posting selfies and photos with her loved ones, gymnast Maedeh Hojabri regularly posts videos of herself dancing on her Instagram account which now has over 76,000 followers.
An Indian chess star has decided to pull out of an international championship event in Iran in protest against having to wear an Islamic headscarf.
Former world junior girls champion Soumya Swaminathan condemned the dress code at the upcoming Asian Nations Chess Cup as a violation of her human rights.
A Muslim man from Malaysia whose celebration of his country’s independence was reported to the FBI as an ISIS meeting has filed a discrimination lawsuit.
Munir Zanial, an aerospace engineer at Spirit Aerosystems, rented a recreational lake operated by the Spirit Boeing Employees’ Association (SBEA) in September to celebrate Malaysia’s Independence Day and the end of Ramadan.
A video of a man berating and then slapping a Muslim woman for not wearing a hijab has sparked outrage in Malaysia.
In the widely shared clip, the unidentified man can be seen scolding a group of women sitting at a bus stop in Penang, MailOnline reports. The women were wearing trendy, modern clothing.