New Zealand Women Wearing Head Scarves
Women are going out of their comfort zone to wear head scarves to their work space and daily routine. After the attack at Christchurch mosque which occurred during Friday`s prayer on 15th March, that shook the world,Women of New Zealand wore head scarves to show solidarity to the Muslim women wearing Hijab.
#scarvesinsolidarity Wear a headscarf today to show solidarity with the Muslim community following the horrific terrorist act committed against them on March 15 in Christchurch ♥️ pic.twitter.com/M6uGB1Jipj
— Arna Alayne (@ArnaAlayne) March 21, 2019
In support of Muslim women and the Muslim community, a group of Ara staff wore headscarves today for Scarves in Solidarity. #scarvesinsolidarity #weareone #theyareus #KiaKaha #christchurch pic.twitter.com/cdnoO2Zd80
— Ara (@AraCanterbury) March 21, 2019
And Muslims all around the world are appreciating this effort due to its cause-driven nature. The trend was put into motion by Dr Thaya Ashman.
The fact that people are showing so much #Love4Muslims that they want to check if everything is OK before even showing their solidarity! #scarvesinsolidarity #LoveForAllHatredForNone pic.twitter.com/zGlBB409EL
— Imam Mustenser Qamar (@MustenserAQamar) March 20, 2019
The compassion displayed is not only confined to only adults, but young children also participated in playing their part by attending the mosque at the Friday prayer.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern referred to the attacks as “one of New Zealand’s darkest days”. Politicians and world leaders condemned the attacks. It is the deadliest mass shooting in modern New Zealand history. As a result of this attack new reforms on gun law have been introduced and a ban on assault rifles is put into place.
Hence, these types of gestures from non Muslims all around the world has demonstrated their condemnation against the actions of the Christchurch mosque attacker.