Denmark, following in the footsteps of several other European countries, seeks to target Muslim women for their religious convictions. A young female-led organisation seeks to change attitudes within Danish society.
The #MeToo movement is making strides in the US, but there is no such movement for the vast majority of women around the world. From equality in the home to safe public spaces for women, the fight for equality is far from won.
Harvard graduate Merve Kavakci was kicked out of parliament for wearing a hijab, and had her citizenship revoked 18 years ago. She is now the new ambassador to Malaysia
The hijab doesn't stand in the way of VoB members who've been playing for three years. The three teenage girls cover Metallica and Slipknot and their original songs protest the state of education in Indonesia.
Asking whether the hijab oppresses or empowers women are the wrong questions to ask. Instead, we need to ask: how is oppression or empowerment a product of specific histories, and political, social, global, and economic conditions?
Since the AK Party came to power in 2002, it has been moving to lift the decades-long ban on Muslim headscarfs in many areas of public life.
An Australia Day billboard featuring two girls in hijabs was taken down after the company that put it up was threatened. After fierce online debate, a crowdfunding campaign has raised money to bring it back and put up more.
A Muslim designer made history at NYFW as she presented a collection that had every look outfitted with head scarves.
These two European countries have seen a spike in incidents of Islamic discrimination against women who wear the Islamic headscarf (hijab) and Islamic veil (niqab).
As modern Islamic fashion grows more popular, critics from all sides lash out.
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