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    During her visit, the 38-year-old, who is a special adviser to her father President Donald Trump, met with Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

    Social media users were left enraged after Ivanka Trump posted photos of herself wearing a hijab during her visit to the United Arab Emirates. The 38-year-old participated in the Global Women’s Forum in Dubai as part of the campaign established by President Donald Trump, which aims to economically empower women across the world.

    ​Ivanka posted several photos on Twitter, which showed her touring the Sheikh Zayed mosque in UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi in a hijab and it seems people on the internet didn’t like her choice of clothing one bit.

    ​Some users believed that the president’s daughter should devote more time helping her female compatriots instead of promoting empowerment in other countries.

    ​Others found it hypocritical that Ivanka, who’s been promoting gender equality and women’s rights, was dressed in a hijab.

    ​And some users found that the president’s adviser did nothing wrong and her choice of clothing is a gesture of respect for Muslim culture.

    ​During her visit to the UAE Ivanka Trump met and spoke with female ministers and entrepreneurs. In her post on Twitter, she said that the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative established by President Trump in 2019 has already impacted 12 million women across the world. She stressed that major legal reforms have been made in the Middle East to promote gender equality.

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    Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Ivanka Trump, gender equality, Donald Trump
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