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Mattel opens the series of «Barbie-heroine»: the first will go on sale doll in hijab

In the fall of 2018, the American manufacturer of toys Mattel releases a Barbie doll in a hijab – a traditional headdress of Muslim women religious.

About it writes on Tuesday, November 14, edition of Fortune.

«I’m proud that little girls around the world will now be able to play with Barbie, which has decided to wear the hijab!» – wrote the athlete on his page on the social Twitter.

The prototype of a new doll became the Olympic champion Ebtihag Muhammad, who in 2016, won a bronze medal in fencing on sabers in the summer Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. It will open a new series of Barbies called «shero» (heroine).

It is also planned release of dolls imitating the African-American Ava Duvernay – famous U.S. film Director, producer and writer, African-American prima ballerina misty Copeland, who had to face racial prejudice. and dazzling blonde Christine Chenoweth is an American actress, singer and writer.

Mattel opens the series of «Barbie-heroine»: the first will go on sale doll in hijab 15.11.2017

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