Can Men Talk about Hijab?

By Nura S. A short while ago, I came across a very respectable Islamic lecturer’s article online discussing the issue of men talking about women’s hijab. He was saying that he refuses to talk about hijab because, as a man it is not for him to comment on. This is not a new position, but rather an attitude becoming increasingly popular amongst brothers and sisters. … Continue reading Can Men Talk about Hijab?

We need to talk about the commercialisation of hijab

The news hit the headlines last week. British department store Debenhams is to feature the Islamic clothing line Aab. Other than those of the far right, who claimed this is part of some ploy for Islam to take over Europe, most people reacted positively at the news, arguing that this will make Islamic clothing more accessible to those who wish to wear it. There is … Continue reading We need to talk about the commercialisation of hijab