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Thursday 16 September 2021

Why Muslim women stereotypes are deeply offensive

The treatment, or rather mistreatment, of Muslim women is one of the most misunderstood Islamic doctrines. In general, the mainstream Westernized viewpoint is that...

Some workplace habits may make Muslims uncomfortable, says MCB report

Workplaces should be mindful of cultural variations in handshakes, direct eye contact, and social activities, according to the Muslim Council of Britain. According to a...

Violence against women is the real pandemic

The murder of Sarah Everard has shocked the country and galvanised women’s rights campaigners. The gruesome murder sent a shockwave, a tsunami of anger...

The importance of International Women’s Day

We celebrated International Women's Day (IWD) on the 8th of March this year. It usually involves a week of activities, talks and workshops for...

Six women who are the heroes of Islamic History

We have lots of female heroes in today’s age like Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, advocating for female education and building schools while...

What One British Muslim Woman Really Thinks

(First published in 2016) “I think there are two ways in which people are controlled. First of all frighten people and secondly, demonise them”. (Tony...

Four popular fiction novels by Muslim women that you must read

Every once in a while, it’s nice to sit down in your comfiest chair and unwind with excellent science fiction, fantasy, or dystopian novels...

What keeps you firm in wearing the Hijab?

“What keeps you firm in wearing the Hijab/Niqab despite the increasing rise of Islamophobia and Western standards of beauty?” Recently, there has been a mixed...

Seven mindful parenting tips for Muslim moms

So by mercy from Allah, you were lenient with them. And if you had been rude & harsh in heart, they would have disbanded...

Women praying at the mosque? – let’s settle the debate

The Masjid is known as the ‘house of Allah’ as it symbolises the place where God is worshipped. This is the place of devotion and...