Since The Washington Post published an op-ed titled "As Muslim women, we actually ask you not to wear the hijab in the name of interfaith solidarity" in December 2015 by Asra Nomani and Hala Arafa, there's been an overwhelming backlash from the very women it was intending to support - Muslim women.
Women talk as the Washington National Cathedral and five Muslim groups hold the first celebration of Muslim Friday Prayers, Jumaa, in the Cathedral's North Transept in Washington, November 14, 2014. (Reuters)
Telling women how to dress
Amid the high level of harassment, threats and vandalism directed at American Muslims and at mosques, Muslim women are intensely debating the duty and risks related to wearing their head-coverings as usual. (AP)