Today is February 1st world islamic headscarf day
world hijab day was launched in 2013 by diaspora from Bangladesh Nazma Khan Inviting women, Muslim and non-Muslim to wear the most common Islamic veil for a day and fight discrimination of all kinds.
World Hijab Day has many Volunteers and Ambassadors around the world, who are involved in organizing events to raise awareness about the hijab. Apart from this, the day has been supported by many world famous people including scholars, politicians and celebrities from all over the world. WHD was covered by main media Including the New York Times, BBC, CNN, Al-Jazeera, Huffington Post, just to name a few.
In 2017 the day was recognized by the state of New York. In the same year, the UK House of Commons hosted an event to mark the day, which was also attended by the Prime Minister. Theresa May, The event was organized by Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh, SNP MP for Ochil and South Perthshire.
In 2018The Scottish Parliament also hosted a three-day exhibition to commemorate the day. Several politicians, including Scottish Prime Minister Nicholas Sturgeon, have shown support for the initiative. Other than this, Lok Sabha A bill to declare the first day of February as National Hijab Day every year in the Philippines was approved for reading.
Also in 2018 the organization became ‘World Hijab Day’.non profit organization, Organization’s mission c. Isfight discrimination Against Muslim women through awareness and education.
Last year, Nazma Khan Established “International Month of Muslim History” to eliminate Islamophobia globally. The New York State Senate adopted Senate Resolution No. J718.
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