There has never been a Barbie doll to wear a hijab before.
Yesterday one of the biggest names in toys gave us another example of their commitment to diversity when Mattel introduced a new hijab wearing Barbie doll, inspired by Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad. I'm really excited to have this moment happen in my life and also for all these little girls now who can shop for Barbie doll that may look them, may wear a hijab like they do, or like their mom does, or like a friend does. This series of dolls pushing for the recognition of women who violate the boundaries and inspiring the next generation of girls.
In her Instagram caption, Muhammad wrote, "I'm proud to know that little girls everywhere can now play with a Barbie who chooses to wear hijab!"
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"There was so much about the doll that was important to me", Muhammad added.
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