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  • Ilhan Omar in Muslim Women Are Everything
    Books

    How a new book subverts condescending stereotypes about Muslim women

  • Life

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

  • A group of women protesting and holding a sign that reads: "Islamophobia is not freedom"
    People

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

Latest Stories

Beauty blogger Hani Sidow
People

Muslim beauty blogger Hani Sidow is forging her own path, and it’s inspiring

We know a boss when we see one

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Meena Alexander
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Ayisha Malik on what it's like to be the only Muslim in an English village
Long Reads

What it’s really like to be the only Muslim in a small English village

“We had thought we were putting the world to rights; he had thought he was saving the world from another terrorist.”

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Ayisha Malik
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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.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
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Summer reading
Books

The 11 summer books you NEED to add to your holiday reading list

Thrillers, millennial stories and incredible feminist non-fiction

Posted by
Francesca Brown
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Sarah Shaffi
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“It shouldn’t take Sports Illustrated to approve the burkini for it to be acceptable”

Halima Aden's cover is ground-breaking, but that doesn't mean it's all positive.

books for spring
Books

Activism, anger plus fiction that sparks actual joy: March’s 10 most unmissable books

Clear some space on your bookshelves...

Posted by
Francesca Brown
Published
Opinion

How I created a platform to amplify the voices of Muslim women

And why it's important we tell our own narratives

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Warehouse
Celebrate feminism
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”

Posted by
Mariam Khan
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Books

The 10 books you need to add to your 2019 reading list

From big authors and breakout debuts to essential non-fiction, say hello to next year's biggest titles

Posted by
Francesca Brown
Published
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

Posted by
Salma Haidrani
Published
Visible Women

From a politician to a pageant finalist: the women making waves this week

Celebrating the women who made history and pushed for change over the last seven days.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Sarah Shaffi
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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”

Speak Up

As a Muslim woman, this is what I want you to know about the burqa debate

It’s not really about the burqa, says Mariam Khan

Posted by
Mariam Khan
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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”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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People

This is why we need to stop stereotyping Asian women as submissive

"Let’s not reduce all the fantastic women in an array of settings, at home, at school, at work to a stereotype"

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Visible Women

The photo series dispelling the myth that Muslim women can’t be career-orientated

‘Trailblazing Muslim Women’ celebrates the achievements of Muslim women in the workplace.

Posted by
Salma Haidrani
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