Muhammad became the first U.S. Olympian to compete while wearing the Islamic head scarf during competitions in Rio de Janeiro past year, winning a bronze medal along with her teammates in the women's team sabre event.
The moment Ibtihaj Muhammad stepped onto the Olympic scene with her hijab, she was a force to be reckoned with. Muhammad was presented the doll by last year'sShero, body activist and model, Ashley Graham. "She will play a tremendous role in ensuring that girls of the future see themselves represented fully and beautifully in our culture".
"I'm proud to know that little girls everywhere can now play with a Barbie who chooses to wear hijab!" she wrote in her caption. The special edition Barbie shows Muhammad in her full fencing gear, hijab and fencing sword and all. "Now Mattel is doing it for us", she added.
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Muhammad's face lit up when she saw her Barbie replica, identical to her down to the fencing uniform and white hijab. "Ibtihaj Muhammad has challenged every stereotype - which to me is the definition of a modern American woman", Glamour Editor-in-Chief, Cindi Leive, said in a statement. "So my Barbie having strong legs was really important to me", Muhammad says.
The company was created in recent years to promote "inclusion, tolerance and diversity through exposure" to Muslim fashion.
While it's groundbreaking that Mattel is getting on board with this mission through Muhammad's doll, it still took a long time for Muslim women to be represented through Barbie.
Barbie is making history with its first doll wearing a hijab, the brand announced today.
With the official Ibtihaj Muhammad Barbie and the efforts of the Hello Hijab collective, the iconic and enduring doll has become even more representative of American women.
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