• Mattel has released a hijab-wearing Barbie

    9 days ago - By Dazed Digital

    For a doll, Barbie has a controversial history. For years, there have been complaints that she enforces unrealistic body goals (if she were life-sized she wouldn't be able to stand up) and often oversexualised. In a step towards inclusivity, a new hijab-wearing version of the doll has been released.
    Inspired by Ibtihaj Muhammad - a hijab-wearing, Bronze medal-winning Olympic fencer - the doll will be part the ‘
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