Every Muslim woman is free to pursue and choose her life career as long as it doesn’t interfere with her belief and duty as a wife and a mother (if she already is one). Every woman is different, therefore they have different goals in life, some want to become doctors, nurse, teachers, some want to become housewives while there are others that choose different path such as policeman, taxi driver, figure skater, pilot and even boxing.
What do you think about these women’s careers? share your opinion…
Police : This is a 26 year old woman named Donna Eljammal, she became the first police recruit in hijab in Sweden, she considers her traditional Muslim hijab as an asset rather than a hindrance for a future career.
Pilot: Her name is Hanadi Zakariya Hindi, and she is one of the first muslim women pilot in Saudi; she pursued her dream and today she has a ten-year contract with Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal’s Kingdom Holding Company as a private pilot.
Figure Skater: Emirati teen Zahra, although she is only 17 years old, she become the first figure skater from the Gulf to compete in an international competition wearing a hijab.
Women Boxing: Women’s boxing is not a mainstream sport in the Middle East, yet it does exist in Jordan, Egypt, Syria, Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco.
Taxi Driver:Amy Ndiane, is a 30 year old Muslim woman from Senegal, she is one of the few Muslim woman in hijab that work as taxi driver.
Scientist: It has become common for Muslim women to fall in love with science and the number of hijab women pursuing a scientist career has grown in the last few years.