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FIFA agreed officially to allow Muslim women players to wear Hijab | Morocco World News

FIFA agreed officially to allow Muslim women players to wear Hijab | Morocco World News | Muslims in 'Merica | Scoop.it
After a five year ban, FIFA agreed officially to allow players to wear the Muslim hijab (headscarf) during football games and all sports.

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Sports Hijabs Help Muslim women to Olympic Success

Sports Hijabs Help Muslim women to Olympic Success | Muslims in 'Merica | Scoop.it

Only wondering if this is an invitation for more sexism and discrimination? What's next: ban men from watching womens' sports?

"New sportswear designed for women who want to cover up, and some important changes to the rules, are inspiring Muslim girls to take up sport – and compete internationallyAmid the furore over the state of undress of one of the UK's most successful..."

 

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The fact that women have a headscarf designed for sports is a great step forward! Maybe more Muslim women will be willing to participate in sports and the Olympics without having to go against their beliefs. 


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Women in Islam | Islam A Closer Look

Women in Islam | Islam A Closer Look | Muslims in 'Merica | Scoop.it

Overview. To appreciate how far the treatment of Muslim women today is from the Islamic norm, we need to understand the situation of women in 7th century Arabia. In an age when women were treated like chattel, baby girls were routinely ...

 

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An amazing post about the women of Islam. The Qur'an does not discriminate. Women are equal to men in the eyes of Allah.


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Hijab Fashion Trend 2012 and 2013 | Etc Fashion Blog

Hijab Fashion Trend 2012 and 2013 | Etc Fashion Blog | Muslims in 'Merica | Scoop.it
Soon we will leave in 2011 and immediately switch to the year 2012, of the different years will usually be a different trend emerged as well. I discuss now is the hijab Trends 2012.

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Summer Fun: Islamic Swimwear

Summer Fun: Islamic Swimwear | Muslims in 'Merica | Scoop.it

Islamic swimwear makes it possible for active Muslim women to participate in water sports. ... The goal of the "Islamic swimwear" industry is to help and encourage more Muslim women to become physically active.

 

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These outfits are perfect to wear on a hot day. You don't have to sacrifice who you are just to have some summer fun! Stay true to your faith and beliefs while having some fun in the sun.


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Egyptian women choose the veil

Though some in the Western world view the veil as a symbol of oppression, for many women in Egypt the hijab takes on different meanings. Worldfocus contribut...

 

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Contrary to popular belief, not all women choose the headscarf because of societal pressure. It is a choice. 


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