“Don’t force your cultural values of what constitutes oppression. Making the choice to wear the veil is not a symbol of oppression, rather it’s a reflection on the deeply ingrained beliefs regarding women as a whole. Why should women be judged on the basis she is wearing a hijab? Dare to interrupt the male gaze and brace yourselves for accusations your oppressed-and the implicit assumption is your too dumb to notice”.
Come and learn about Muslim women who wear the hijab-be part of insisting and responding to dialogue. Join us on World Hijab Day Feb 1 http://worldhijabday.com/