Hijab In Europe
Screen Shot Hijab in Europe
Curriculum – general, Film / video, Lesson plan

faraz123. (2006, August 22). Hijab in Europe- 8 minute short film [Film]. YouTube.

A Spanish short film, Hijab in Eurpoe, depicts the story of a young female student who wears the hijab. Unfortunately, the student is met with a negative response from her teacher. Despite the teacher insisting that the student remove her hijab, the student refuses to remove it. However, after continuous stereotypical remarks and assumptions, the student eventually grudgingly removes her hijab and goes to class.

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Hijab in Europe Questions [Worksheet for Video]. (n.d.). Teaching Tolerance. Retrieved December 10, 2021 from https://www.learningforjustice.org/

Supplementary to the short film Hijab in Europe, this worksheet allows students to reflect and critically analyze the story of Fatima and how discrimination/Islamophobia manifests in society today. Click yellow button above to download worksheet.


The Teaching Against Islamophobia resources were developed with funding support from the Law Foundation of BC, and the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at SFU.

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