Meet Zari – Hijabi Muppet On Afghan’s version of Sesame Street


This past Thursday, Sesame Street unveiled an Afghani hijab-wearing Muppet named Zari who they say will teach kids about “girl empowerment, social and emotional wellbeing.”

Zari is set to make her first appearance in season five of Baghch-e-Simsim, which is the Afghanistan’s version of Sesame Street.

Check out what they have been posting on their twitter account.





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