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The Hijab Emoji is Coming to Apple Devices

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:

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!

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