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

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

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

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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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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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It’s Not About The Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race is edited by Mariam Khan and published by Picador, out now.
Opinion

“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”

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Mariam Khan
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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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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

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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Visible Women

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

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Jasmine Andersson
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Muslim poet inspires millions as she refuses to ‘prove her humanity’

“This will not be another ‘Muslims are like us’ poem”

Life

Viral photo series captures what it truly means to be black and Muslim

The photo series captures “the most resilient people in the world"

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Jasmine Andersson
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Life

Muslim teen texts dad to tell him she won't wear hijab anymore

And the 17-year-old has shared his beautiful response on Twitter

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

“Don’t use France as an excuse for your arseholery”: a letter to Trump

Paris local hits back at the US president

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

“His ignorance is his own ruin”: Nadiya Hussain reacts to racist abuse

“His ignorance is his own ruin.”

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Moya Crockett
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People

Meet the 20-something teaching Muslim women how to defend themselves

In Trump’s America, Zaineb Abdulla is helping women fight back against hate crime.

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Moya Crockett
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Fashion

Burkini designer pens powerful essay on French ban

“You’ve taken something that symbolised happiness and turned it into a product of hatred”

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Harriet Hall
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Great British Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain on racist abuse

“It’s become a part of my life now”

Ask A Feminist

Why I stopped wearing the hijab

“A restrictive reminder of the woman I needed to be.” by Hajar J Woodland

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