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New Zealand officer becomes first in force to wear hijab in uniform

The New Zealand Police force has incorporated a hijab into its official uniform, with first officer to wear it saying it will open the door to female Muslims wishing to join.

New Zealand Police Constable Zeena Ali

New Zealand Police Constable Zeena Ali

Date - 19th November 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Constable Zeena Ali had the opportunity to trial several versions of the hijab before she began her police training, with the item now an official elective item of uniform. The force worked alongside apparel design researchers Deb Cumming and Nina...
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