Rehona Zamani is a third-year medical student at the University of Toronto and graduate student at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Her interests include mentorship, global women’s health, and health system improvement.
It's a battle to wake up and choose the hijab each day. I truly believe in this aspect of my faith, but the fear and experience of harassment and discrimination is a form of oppression I endure. I know this is a feeling shared by my peers in medicine.