Identity

You can be Muslim & a feminist. Yeah I said it.

I’m going to express an opinion that might not sit well with some, but here it goes anyway. I’ve heard countless times this year that being a Muslim is not compatible with being a ‘feminist’ and the reason for this is that Islam is empowering enough. I don’t disagree with that at all, truly Islam…

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In search of sisterhood & purpose.

Faith, Fashion and Feminism In search of “The Sisterhood” and a sense of purpose Each time I meet a strong and purpose driven woman, Muslim or otherwise, I always wonder when the moment of blossoming occurred for her. When did she find her voice? When did she shed her self-conscious insecurities? Was it even an…

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Why is #Muslimwomenachievers trending in India?

Indian journalist Gaurav C Sawant was at the receiving end of twitter activists, who trolled him on his tweet about Triple talaq. He was trolled because he gave examples of two successful Hindu women and framed the challenges of triple talaq between them, Twitter had to remind him that Indian Muslim women have also achieved…

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Motherhood Moments by Hafsa Abbasi

Kite flying at the beach on the weekend- wind + sea + palm trees made it all the more easier 🙂 . . . #flyingkites #kites #mamateachesme #muslimhomeschool #homeschool #themedlearning #beach #windyday #palmtrees #datetrees #sea #jeddah #ksa #family A post shared by Hafsa (@mamateachesme) on Feb 26, 2017 at 11:09am PST Which country are you…

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Meet the guy behind Interest free student loans

“The year I started university was the year which tuition fees tripled.” When Ismail walks into the room, there’s something about the atmosphere that changes, a brother who walks with optimism, eagerness and determination on his shoulders. We’ve all had the conversations around Interest and Education, in fact it has been an ongoing discussion within the community for…

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