Hijab Style profiles Emirati designer Rabia Zargarpur. Who I was pretty sure is of Irani descent, because of her last name. In the clip below, you can hear her and her mother speaking Farsi! YES! I love being right at the “Is s/he Irani?” game!
Anyway, the clip below is a profile of the designer as she gears up for a fashion show. Barikallah!
AnonyMouse ponders the decisions of women who remove their headscarves for MuslimMatters. Sophister thinks about similar issues around headscarves and hejab on his blog, as does Brother Naeem.
Middle East Online explains why African-American Muslim women have a unique perspective of being Muslim in the U.S.
Zainab Mineeia describes the journey that took off her headscarf.
The Charlotte Observer follows the Carolina Cyclones, a Muslim women’s basketball team.
A Bahraini actress wins a two-year court battle against her ex-husband.
A study conducted by Yemen’s Women and Development Study Centre says that over half of women who marry in Yemen are under 15. Whoa.
The ban on headscarves in France keeps some female Saudi students from pursuing their studies there.
Bangladesh’s former prime minister Hasina Wajed is released from her current corruption trial to seek medical treatment abroad.
Turkish courts upheld the ban on headscarves. Here’s what happened next.