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Meet the couple making Islam accessible to the blind.

Wife & Husband Yadira and Nadir Making The Quran in Braille Accessible¬†To The Blind Community One Dot At A Time Husband and wife duo Yadira and Nadir set up Islam by touch as a means to help blind people access Islamic literature through braille. Yadira was born with glaucoma and raised as a Catholic where…

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What Kings Students think you should do for Syria

#Urgent #GasMasks4Syria ūüöĎ Appeal #IdlibGasAttack 1 GM – ¬£305 GM's – ¬£15010 GM's – ¬£30025 GM's – ¬£750https://t.co/zBk2TYdXeqRT pic.twitter.com/0lsR2Cr0te— One Nation (@One_NationUK) April 5, 2017 Emaan Abbassi took to Twitter again to let us know, what to do for Syria. She is constantly working towards helping others and does so through Action and providing solutions.¬†…

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What to do for Somalia today.

Feature Image: Somali Faces What’s happening? BREAKING: The number of people displaced by drought in #Somalia has reached half a million. 535,000 displaced in just over 5mths. Incredible pic.twitter.com/yf31qPWP7Y— NRC East Africa (@NRC_HoA) April 6, 2017 Who’s doing what? Here are a few organizations who are on the ground helping our brothers and sisters in…

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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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The hidden refugee mental health crisis

The last few years we’ve seen the rise in awareness around mental health issues, from an increase in mindfulness apps to celebrities speaking out about their own challenges.¬†If we take the example of depression which is currently ranked fourth among the 10 leading causes of the global burden of disease, it is predicted that by…

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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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Network marketing. A pyramid scheme or an empowering business model?

Yesterday the story about two Muslim brothers, Moyn and Monir Islam, ¬†and their Network Marketing scheme was spotlighted by the Mirror. The two brothers had abandoned previous venture OneCoin, a digital currency to then launch their network marketing wearables business.   Network marketing, multilevel marketing, get rich schemes, pyramid schemes, build a business from home…

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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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