Arts & Culture

Not Just My Hijab: Stories from around the World

Not Just My Hijab: Stories from around the World

The following originally appeared on Kerning Cultures under the title ‘Not Just My Hijab’.

Often the hijab is perceived as a static, monolithic thing. Whereas its representation and the stories of the women who choose to wear it are varied in background and complexity.

At Kerning Cultures, we’re always interested in the in-between. In this special 2-part series, Not Just My Hijab, hear the stories of 4 different women from different parts of the world share their relationships with their hijab.

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Episode Credits
Co-production by Razan Alzayani, Lilly Crown, and Hebah Fisher. Sound design and original composition by Mohamed Khreizat. Special thanks to Dana Ballout and Hakaya Storytelling for the inspiration for this episode.

'The Show Goes On': Theatrical Performances Feature Stories of Women in Egypt
Remains of King Ramses II Temple Uncovered in Egypt's Abusir

Subscribe to our newsletter


Arts & Culture

Kerning Cultures is podcasting stories from the Middle East for a more complete narrative of the region. Follow: kerningcultures.com

More in Arts & Culture

Biggest Saff Tomb Discovered in Luxor

Egyptian StreetsApril 19, 2019

MAAT Contemporary Dance Company to Begin “The Platform” 3rd Edition This Saturday

Mirna El SaiedApril 12, 2019

Holy Family Trail in Egypt: Five Sites Under Development Program

Egyptian StreetsApril 9, 2019

Discovery Channel to Open Ancient Egyptian Sarcophagus LIVE on TV

Egyptian StreetsApril 7, 2019

Egypt’s Modern Dance Company Performs the Genius of Zaha Hadid’s Art in France

Mirna AbdulaalApril 2, 2019

Retaining Detailed Reliefs, Fifth Dynasty Tomb Uncovered in Saqqara

Egyptian StreetsApril 2, 2019

‘Capernaum’ Review- The Boy Who Sued His Parents for Being Alive

Nour EltiganiMarch 28, 2019

3rd Edition of “Middle East Fashion Festival” Kicks Off Thursday

Mirna El SaiedMarch 27, 2019
Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region.

© 2017 Egyptian Streets. All Rights Reserved.