'I had to convince Mum I should be a model'
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Model Ikran Omar on the challenges of wearing a hijab on the catwalk

Ikran Omar is forging a successful career as a model in Kenya.

But as a hijab-wearing Muslim, she faces obstacles to her career every day, and had a battle to convince her Mum that it was a good career choice.

Video Journalist: Anthony Irungu and producer Fardosa Hanshi

  • 21 Jan 2019
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