Mattel to Launch ‘Hijab Barbie’
Mattel announced that they would be releasing barbie dolls that embrace different cultures and a very wide spectrum of women.
At the Glamour magazine’s “Woman of the Year Summit”,sait that their new line will include a hijab-wearing Barbie.
This barbie is inspired by American Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.
She is extremely excited and proud that thew barbie is being modled after her.
Muhammad said she hopes the barbie will inspire girls “to embrace what makes them unique.”.