This Is What Four Women Learned When They Tried Wearing Hijabs For A Day

You cannot judge a woman until you’ve walked a mile in her shoes… or in this case, her scarf.

1. We asked four women to participate in an experiment.

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2. First, we asked them what preconceived notions they have about women who wear hijab.

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3. Then we brought in Edina Lekovic, a Muslim woman who has worn hijab for two decades, to help give the women one perspective on a complex topic.

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4. After spending some time with the women and answering their questions, Edina taught them how to put on the hijabs.

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5. And then they went about their days, going to lunch…

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6. Riding public transportation…

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7. And even flying across the country.

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8. While the women did notice some extra stares while wearing the hijab…

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9. For the most part, they were surprised by how little attention the hijabs received.

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10. Then we asked the women if their views on hijab had changed…

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