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    Entertainment

    Muslims are *still* misrepresented in film and TV, so how do we change the script?

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    Film

    Riz Ahmed has had enough of “stereotypical, toxic” portrayals of Muslims

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    Wellbeing

    Muslim women are reclaiming their fitness, but why did it take a pandemic for them to be able to?

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Muslim women need space within the fitness industry
Strength

How to be an ally to Muslim women in the fitness sphere

Gyms, studios and clubs can be intimidating and unwelcoming spaces for Muslim women but it doesn't take much to make them more accessible.

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Alia Waheed
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Opinion

Here’s what a young Muslim feminist wants you to know about Islamophobia in the UK

Shahed Ezaydi explains how white feminism – and its centring of the white female experience – feeds into Islamophobic attitudes.

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Shahed Ezaydi
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Nadiya Hussain
People

“Middle-aged, Caucasian, male”: Nadiya Hussain on her struggle to belong in the world of TV

The Bake Off star says it's hard to speak out about industry racism and a lack of diversity.

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Anna Brech
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Beauty

9 halal beauty products every Muslim woman needs in her make-up bag

Cruelty-free with no chemicals or alcohol, these halal beauty picks are prayer-safe and work wonders.

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Ava Welsing-Kitcher and Georgia Drew
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Kayleigh Dray
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Why there’s so much buzz around Hulu’s Ramy

Say hello to the first Muslim American sitcom to score an Emmy nomination. Ever.

Meet Arinna Erin Wira and Deqa Musa, the remarkable Muslim models taking the fashion world by storm
Fashion

Meet the remarkable Muslim models taking the fashion world by storm

Arinna Erin Wira and Deqa Musa are working with some of the biggest brands in the game.

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Noor and Zee
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Long Reads

“Celebrating Eid alone this year didn’t feel like a celebration at all”

Salma El-Wardany was alone for Eid 2019. The isolated experience inspired her to make a change... for the better.

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Salma El-Wardany
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Life

Teenage jockey Khadijah Mellah is fearlessly defying stereotypes about Muslim women in sport

The UK’s first ever female Muslim jockey triumphed the world famous Glorious Goodwood festival.

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Christobel Hastings
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Long Reads

“I’m a Muslim woman who married two queer strangers. This is our story”

It’s time for allyship – not just in whispered conversations, but in big, loud, obvious actions that let your people know you’re standing for other people.

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Salma El-Wardany
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People

Female activists praised for defiant protest against France’s burkini ban

Women from the rights group Alliance Cityoenne dressed in burkinis and went for a swim in Grenoble.

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Almara Abgarian
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Life

Ramadan 2019: 5 women on what the month has meant to them

In a world where we’re still seeing Muslim women stereotyped in pop culture, it’s important to hear from the everyday voices.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Mariam Khan
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“What I want people to know about being a Muslim woman”

“I will no longer fight for a seat at the table when I can create my own position”

Life

Why wearing a hijab can be a powerful feminist statement

Mariah Idrissi, model and public speaker, tells us why

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Susan Devaney
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Long Reads

The role of women in mosques is finally changing. Here’s why that matters

6 Muslim women explain why the UK’s first female mosque training scheme is so vitally important

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Salma Haidrani
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Long Reads

“Women don’t need permission to speak up. I’m proof of that”

Our voices are powerful. Let’s use them

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Mariam Khan
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Long Reads

Friends, family and food: 7 women on how they’re celebrating Eid 2018

“All the mistakes we made can be put behind us, because Eid is the start of something wonderful”

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Sarah Shaffi
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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 11: Two women wearing Islamic niqab veils stand outside the French Embassy during a demonstration on April 11, 2011 in London, England. France has become the first country in Europe to ban the wearing of the veil and in Paris two women have been detained by police under the new law. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Life

The Muslim Women’s Network has a powerful message for Boris Johnson

“Your comments will incite hatred and put Muslim women who veil in danger”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

This is what it’s really like to observe the month of Ramadan

In the final of her weekly diaries, Sarah Shaffi reflects on her experience

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Sarah Shaffi
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Kayleigh Dray
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This is why feminism is so important to Muslim women

Faeeza Vaid flawlessly explains how her religion motivates her to fight for women’s rights

Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 1/3/18

From Evan Rachel Wood addressing Congress to women in Saudia Arabia joining the military

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Susan Devaney
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