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Interview: Concordia Public Scholar Arwa Hussain explores why her community’s Muslim women choose to wear the hijab

December 13, 2022
By Arwa Hussain

Two Images: One woman wearing a purple-colored religious hijab called a rida looks up at the sky. The second images shows the backs of women and children walking along a street. The rida inspires a lot of curiosity because it’s very different from other hijabs. | Credit: Arwa Hussain

This media interview by Maya Lach-Aidelbaum with Arwa Hussain, doctoral candidate in Religions and Cultures and Public Scholar, discusses Arwa's doctoral thesis, her community, and the impact she hopes to have through her research. This article was published by Concordia News on November 25 as part of the Public Scholars program.

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