The Hijab emoji will be coming to iOS devices later on in the year.
Apple’s CEO announced a range of new emojis coming to Apple devices in a tweet:
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) July 17, 2017
The Hijab emoji features a woman wearing a purple Hijab:
In late 2016, the Hijab emoji was approved by Unicode after 15-year-old Rayouf Alhumedhi from Saudi Arabia submitted a proposal to the non-profit consortium which reviews and develops standard modern character sets used in computers and mobile devices.
Will there be an option to choose different Hijab colours? Who knows!Sign up to our mailing list to get stories like this in your inbox.
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