There are thousands of emojis ranging from Asians to Santa Claus available for users to pick to identify themselves, however, a particular one still don't exist and a 15-year-old Saudi girl decided to change that.
Rayouf Alhumedhi, who lives in Berlin and is originally from Saudi Arabia, sent a proposal to The Unicode Consortium, the nonprofit organization that sets the standards for these pictograms, for a hijab emoji.
Speaking to Washington Post, Alhumedhi said "I wanted something to represent me, alongside the millions of women who wear the headscarf every day, and pride themselves on wearing the headscarf."
Her proposal is supported by one of Reddit's co-founders Alexis Ohanian and the two also started a petition online.
"We applaud Unicode for the diversification of emojis in recent years," Alhumedhi wrote in her proposal draft. "However, this does not mean it should stop now. With the amount of difference in this world, we must be represented."
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