One year on, Muslim women reflect on wearing the niqab in a mask-wearing world

Muslim women say they are having an easier time wearing the niqab during pandemic times. hjrivas/Pixabay , CC BY One year into the pandemic, protective face masks have come to signify different things for different groups of people. To some it’s an issue of protest, while for some others it’s a statement of social responsibility. Some people have even turned it into a style statement and are willing to spend hundreds of dollars on designer masks. At the same time, racialized perceptions related to masks have put an additional burden on groups that already experience racism and inequality. Acro…

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