Barbie doll with Hijab

She is any girls best friend. Any guesses? Well I am talking about Barbie dolls. Now the doll comes in a new avatar. For the first time,she has donned a hijab. This new version of Barbie has been modeled on fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad the first Muslim American woman to win an Olympic medal. Ibtihaj 31, won a bronze medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics. She used to cover her head even while competing..

Toymaker Mattel which manufactures Barbie line said that the doll would be available online next year.This doll is part of Barbie “Shero” a line that honours women who break boundaries.