Podcast
Shaparak Shajarizadeh, Iranian women's rights activist. Image: Gilad Cohen
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani, Ron Ma | Shaparak Shajarizadeh discusses Iran's gender dynamics, her struggles with survivor's guilt, and what Canada's role should be in promoting gender equality.
Columnists
Woman in hijab stands in store surrounded by mannequins in hijabs. Photo: Mulia Sjahrusjiam/Flickr
Monia Mazigh | The dehumanization of Muslim women is ingrained in people's imagination. And the common, simplistic and wrong perception that the hijab is a symbol of oppression is still alive and thriving.
Columnists
Woman wearing hijab. Photo: dzoro/flickr
Monia Mazigh | In an era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, it is time to trust women's choices and stories in the face of all sorts of adversity. That includes choices made by Muslim women.
Podcast
clothing, hijab, uniform, fast fashion, mindfulness, gooderGoods
Kelly Okamura | Clothing matters. Attire choices tell others about who we are. And what we choose to buy has impact through the purchasing system -- from field to landfill.
Blog
Clarissa Fortin | New essay collection "Resilience and Triumph" brings together the voices and experiences of racialized immigrant women.
Blog
Lizanne Foster | The tradition of a woman covering her head as an indication of piety and modesty has a long history.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | By the end of today, the debate over the niqab will disappear from view. However, there will be a lasting impact for Muslim women and men, according to Itrath Syed.
Blog
Woman in Niqab
Christopher Majka | I may have no desire to wear a niqab but my universe is not diminished if my neighbour does. That said, how women choose to dress should not become a "dead cat" on the Canadian electoral stage.
Blog
Image: Flickr/PMWebphotos
Gerry Caplan | Zunera Ishaq could be a model Canadian. But because she wears a niqab, Stephen Harper will scapegoat her with inflammatory rhetoric he hopes will win him the election.
Blog
Image: Flickr/amirhasan-dehghani/
Nora Loreto | In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, how should activists fight for free speech?
News
Photo: flickr/FaceMePLS
Azeezah Kanji | The islamophobic response to the death of Naima Rharouity by some media outlets and the reference to the Quebec Charter of Values, has led some to question the obsession with Muslim women's clothing.
Blog
Canadian State Racism against Muslims
Nick Day | Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Jason Kenney has launched a new wave in the attack on Muslim Canadians. It's enough, already.