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How Much Do You Know About the Hijab and its Cultural Appropriation?

The hijab is a symbol of religious devotion for many women around the world yet it seems as though hijabs are only considered fashionable when women outside of the Muslim religion adopt them. The line between cultural appropriation and religious fashion can be blurry at times, but a distinction does exist.

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Written by Varsha Pandey

Writer Varsha Pandey's passion for social justice spurred her to join the Fembot team in 2014. She recently earned a degree in Biology and intends to pursue a doctorate in Pharmacy. Varsha hopes her interest in medicine combined with her enthusiasm for cultural politics will benefit her as a patient advocate throughout her career.

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