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Brunel University Introduces Sport Hijab to Increase Muslim Women Participation in Sports
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Brunel University in London has launched a sports hijab in an effort to increase Muslim women participating in sports. Several sportswear brands have introduced a sports hijab in the past, however Brunel University will be directly supplying the hijabs to their students. Eighteen percent of Muslim women participate in regular sport, compared to 30 percent of the UK’s female population as a whole, according to a 2017 Sports England study. “I genuinely think it’s a lifesaver,” gym-goer and business management student Faith Al Saad told BBC Sport. “It feels like you’re wearing nothing on your head.” “Muslim women were of course participating in...