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Seventy women in Prince George donned Muslim head scarves, most for the first time, as part of a 'Hijab for a Day' event at the University of Northern B.C., in Prince George this week.

70 women don hijab for a day

Students from the campus women's centre presided over a box of colourful scarves, offering women on their way to class a chance to wear a hijab around campus.

"I'm not Muslim, but I just got a hijab put on me by another student," said Dara Campbell. "There's a lot of myths and false things that go around about what a hijab means. We should understand other women's choices."


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