Wikipedia wrote:World Hijab Day is an annual event founded by Nazma Khan in 2013. The event takes place on February 1st each year in 140 countries worldwide. Its stated purpose is to encourage women of all religions and backgrounds to wear and experience the hijab. Event organizers describe it as an opportunity for non-Muslim women to experience the hijab.
Glowing review on, e. g., Al Jazeera:
"7 yrs ago, I decided to make the best decision of my life. I truly believe I have found myself as a person. I felt so strong & empowered when I put my hijab on, as if I were placing a crown on my head."-Samah
Or for the young ones:
And in other news:
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/01/31/minister-supports-hijab-requirement-for-airline-cabin-crew-to-aceh.htmlThe Jakarta Post wrote:Minister supports hijab requirement for airline cabin crew to Aceh
Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has expressed his support for Aceh Besar Regent Mawardi Ali’s decision to require female cabin crew members of airlines to wear hijab on routes destined for provinces that observe sharia.
Sultan Iskandar Muda Airport, the main airport of Aceh province, is located in Aceh Besar regency.
“I think it's a good idea because it's part of sharia and is only in Aceh. I support it,” Budi said in Jakarta on Wednesday as reported by Antara.
Previously, Mawardi had sent letters to all general managers of airlines flying to Aceh asking them to require female cabin crew members to wear hijab.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/02/tehran-hijab-protest-iranian-police-arrest-29-womenThe Guardian wrote:Tehran hijab protest: Iranian police arrest 29 women
“Following calls by satellite channels under a campaign called White Wednesdays, 29 of those who had been deceived to remove their hijab have been arrested by the police,” the semi-official Tasnim news, which is affiliated to the elite Revolutionary Guards, reported on Thursday.
The reformist Shargh newspaper covered the protestsunder the headline “Reactions to the removal of headscarves in the streets”. Such discussions have rarely reached national newspapers, which operate under heavy censorship, but comments by judicial officials allowed Shargh to write about the matter.
Soheila Jolodarzadeh, a female member of the Iranian parliament, said the protests were the result of longstanding restrictions. “They’re happening because of our wrong approach,” she said, according to the semi-official Ilna news agency. “We imposed restrictions on women and put them under unnecessary restrains. This is why ... girls of Enghelab Street are putting their headscarves on a stick.”
Iran’s prosecutor general, Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, described the protests on Wednesday as “childish”, “emotionally charged” and instigated “from outside the country”.