By Imaan Irfan
“Do you shower in that?”
“Does it hurt when you stick those pins inside your head?”
“What do you call it…the head robe?”
It’s been just over four years since I first attempted to clumsily drape a scarf over my hair. I failed the first time, rather tragically. A swathe of cloth trailing down my back, I looked more like an Asian granny than a teenager bent on making a feminist statement…
by Zaina Cassam
Alhumdulillah this year I'm moving onto a new chapter in my life that will, Inshallah, be completely different and new compared to anything I have ever experienced before. It's going to require commitment, confidence, and an open eye. It will also therefore demand change.