'Respect my hijab', Muslim model Halima Aden tells industry as she quits runway

Muslim model Halima Aden has decided to retire from the runway after claiming the industry pressured her into compromising her use of the hijab.In a heartfelt Instagram story, Aden described the way her spiritual journey sunk as she rose to fame when Rihanna hired her to represent the singer’s make-up line Fenty Beauty in 2017.The Somali-American model later appeared on the catwalk for Max Mara and on the cover of British Vogue, as well as wearing a hijab and burkini in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.Despite her success as a visibly Muslim woman in the modeling industry, she still said …

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