Shahira Yusuf says it all!
Shahira Yusuf says it all in below three sentences- power wrapped in a hijab!
"I don't want to be considered the token girl. I don't want ethnic models or those from different religious backgrounds to just pave the way - I want the way to stay there, to become a norm within society because it is a norm outside of the modelling sphere."
....And thats what we meant about social inclusion in our earlier blog post! Thanks Shahira for highlighting this often overlooked tunnel vision.
See link to full article http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-43255194