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Feminism of the hijab

The hijab is a symbol of cultural identity, the understanding of which starts at the individual level. Friends Nora Diab, left, and Marwa Atik, right, adjust a new hijab on friend Marwa Biltagi in the backyard of Atik's home in Fountain Valley, California. 

Sophia Stephens | Evergreen columnist

September 23, 2015

The most hotly-contested piece of clothing in our modern society is not the thong, bikini, crop top or miniskirt – it is the hijab.In multiple European countries, there have been legal bans enacted against it, and intense debates have raged about its supposed purpose to oppress Muslim women, with some...

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