Britain’s first hijab firefighter defeats stereotypes
Aroosha Arshad, 27, from the United Kingdom, has been named the first hijab firefighter in British history.
Speaking to the British Broadcasting Corporation, Arusha said that most people say that they do not believe that I am a firefighter, because in their eyes firefighters cannot be like that and I am referring to the hijab ۔
The brave 27-year-old Arusha hails from Nottingham, UK. “It’s very strange to see me in this way for those who have always looked at things from the same angle,” he said of his professional life.
Arusha’s mother said that the Nottingham Fire Department also did everything possible to help my daughter in this regard and appreciated and allowed her to wear an oxygen mask with hijab. Looking at Arusha, I hope that other Muslim girls will also come here and if they thought that she could not do this because of hijab, now they have got the answer.
“We are very proud to have recruited the first veiled firefighter in our country,” a spokesman for Firefighter Nottingham told AFP.
The General Secretary of the Firefighters Brigade Union said that fire fighting is a field like other fields and Arusha is an example like other firefighters, which will encourage women to work in this field.
“There is no doubt that I am the first hijab firefighter in this country, but this trend should not stop here and other women along with me should also turn to this field,” she said. It’s a challenging job, and I’m doing well