Since the tragic events of 9/11, Islam has been under much scrutiny from politicians and journalists in the West. Women who subscribe to the religion of Islam are hypervisible in a Western world, because their hijabs are a visible symbol of their religion. To wear a hijab today has become political. The hijab has now become a political football in Western countries such as France, the USA and the UK.
The Hijab Is Not Up For Grabs
Western obsession with Muslim women and the hijab is just another form of oppression and silencing.
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