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How Will You Celebrate World Hijab Day?

Samantha Lewthwaite-aka-‘White Widow’ (YouTube screenshot ABC-News)

Samantha Lewthwaite-aka-‘White Widow’ (YouTube screenshot ABC-News)

Next month: Celebrate World Honor-Killing Day, World Fored-Female-Circumcision Day, and World Adulterer-Stoning Day

Daily Caller‘s Education Editor Eric Owens writes:

Guess what day IT IS! Huh? Anybody?

That’s right. It’s World Hijab Day.

Sort of like Christmas and Thanksgiving rolled into one for lovers of Muslim head coverings, World Hijab Day offers a formalized opportunity to proselytize about veils.

The World Hijab Day website offers a wealth of information about this festive day. The plan is for women who don’t wear Islamic headscarves to step into “the shoes of a hijabi for one day,” thus fostering “awareness of what the hijab is about.”

The site strongly emphasizes — with CAPITAL LETTERS EVEN — that some women — only some, of course — “do CHOOSE to wear it, that a hijab is not automatically an indication that a woman is being oppressed.”

The “Q & A” page provides additional insight. As it explains, women — “sisters” – can participate by donning hijabs “wherever they might be on February 1st.”

You don’t need to be a Muslim to be a part of the fun. “This event is for women of all faiths.”

If you don’t own your very own hijab, don’t fret. “Grab your most favorite scarf and use it” instead…

Read more…

The Daily Caller

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2 Comments on “How Will You Celebrate World Hijab Day?”

  1. Richard M Nixon (Deceased) says:

    Reblogged this on Dead Citizen's Rights Society.

  2. […] How Will You Celebrate World Hijab Day? (punditfromanotherplanet.com) […]


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