11 June 2009

Canada: Students don pink hijabs for the Cure

From left to right, Nairra Tariq (in front), Madiha Hussain Padela, Nihla Zarook (standing), Kirran Raza Awan and Kathleen Fatima Schroeder.

Concordia Journal Home > Archives > November 6, 2008 issue

On Oct. 29,2008, the Muslim Student Association (MSA) of Concordia organized second annual Global Pink Hijab Day to raise awareness about breast cancer. The MSA also held a bake sale, raising upwards of $500 for the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation.

The pink hijab endeavor also took place at McGill, UdeM, UQAM, John Abbott and Vanier to commemorate breast cancer awareness month.

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