New Zealand Women Wear Headscarves To Show Solidarity with Christchurch shootings

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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.

People including women wearing head scarves attend a tribute to the victims of the mosque attacks before Friday prayers at Hagley Park outside Al-Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand March 22, 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 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.

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