TITLE

Pink Hijab Day: Mediation of the Hijab as a Symbol of Protest

AUTHOR(S)
ROBINSON, REBECCA S.
PUB. DATE
January 2016
SOURCE
International Journal of Communication (19328036);2016, Vol. 10, p3318
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Pink Hijab Day (PHD) is a movement related to breast cancer awareness and countering stereotypes of Muslim women. The movement started in the U.S. and spread throughout the world through social media. This article argues that PHD did not establish a solid purchase in Muslim-majority countries because the campaign failed to establish organizational support in the region and the transnational network was not active enough to promote personal activism. It further argues that local constraints may limit the extent to which the pink hijab is adopted as a symbol of protest.
ACCESSION #
112847447

 

Related Articles

  • Muslim Hijabi Hipsters. Batrawy, Aya // Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition;11/5/2014, Vol. 49 Issue 33, p8 

    The article discusses on the Islamic headscarf called "hijab" worn by Muslim women with focus on the Hipster Hijabi movement. It mentions that hipster Hijabi movement is the byproduct of a young generation of Muslim women coming of age and is being spurred in part by social media and continues...

  • Looking sheikh in a hijab.  // South Asian Post;10/8/2015, p20 

    No abstract available.

  • Disneyland goes out of way to accommodate Muslim dress.  // HR Specialist: Compensation & Benefits;Mar2011, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p7 

    The article reports that Disneyland will give permission to its Muslim woman employee who was hired as a vacation planner to wear an Islamic head scarf or hijab after coming up with a clothing option that both satisfied the religious requirements of the employee and the uniform guidelines of the...

  • Tribute to our heroes. CHOUDHURY, IMRAN // Eastern Eye;11/7/2014, Issue 1276, p6 

    The article offers information on the poppy hijab which was designed to give Muslim women a remembrance of Muslim soldiers, such as Khudadad Khan, who fought for Great Britain in the First World War.

  • Hijabs are a thorny issue in a changing world. Mustafa, Abdul Jalil // Asian Pacific Post;7/17/2008, p25 

    The article addresses the issue of symbolism of the Muslim women's headscarf, or hijab.

  • Muslim women changing American scenes with a clothing line at Macy's. Harb, Farah // Arab American News;6/29/2019, Vol. 35 Issue 1742, p3 

    No abstract available.

  • European court opinion backs workplace headscarf ban.  // People Management;Jul2016, p12 

    The article reports on the opinion of European Court of Justice Advocate General Juliane Kokott that employers may be within their rights to prevent female Muslim employees from wearing a headscarf in the workplace.

  • A Sporting Chance.  // Foreign Policy;Nov/Dec2004, Issue 145, p19 

    This article reports on the creation of Muslim headscarves that are designed to be worn while engaging in athletics. Some schools in European countries, including the Netherlands, have banned headscarves in physical education classes. Many Muslim girls simply no longer attend class, much to the...

  • The German Headscarf Debate. Von Campenhausen, Axel Frhr. // Brigham Young University Law Review;2004, Vol. 2004 Issue 2, p665 

    Examines the use of a headscarf by a Muslim teacher in Germany and the headscarf decision on September 24, 2003 by the German Federal Constitutional Court. Background on the headscarf decision; Opinion of public figures in Germany who were against the prohibition on headscarves; Explanation for...

  • Exercise Tailored to Hijab. Ellin, Abby // Muslim Observer;5/13/2011, Vol. 13 Issue 20, p2 

    The article reports on exercise for Muslim women, focusing on the difficulty of exercise for women who wear the hijab, or loose garments that cover the hair and body. According to the article, women face challenges as the hijab can hinder movement and working out around men is discouraged. The...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics