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Riz Ahmed

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

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Hollie Richardson
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    Beauty

    Create your own beautiful henna designs with this expert tutorial

  • My Ramadan Photo Diary
    Life

    13 pictures that give a glimpse into one young woman’s Ramadan

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    Women

    #HandsOffMyHijab: 8 powerful protest photos by and for young Muslim women

Latest Stories

Demonstration In Paris Against Islamophobia
News

France’s problem with the hijab: 7 young Muslim women react

We asked young Muslim women to tell us how the moves to outlaw wearing the hijab in public for women under 18 makes them feel

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Mariam Khan
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Wellbeing

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

The gym can already be an intimidating place, but even more so when your basic needs aren't being catered for.

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Faima Bakar
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Muslim women need space within the fitness industry
Strong Women

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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Ava Welsing-Kitcher and Georgia Drew
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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.

Ilhan Omar in Muslim Women Are Everything
Books

How a new book subverts condescending stereotypes about Muslim women

Muslim women can be ambitious, lazy, cruel, hilarious and more – and Seema Yasmin’s book Muslim Women Are Everything shows it all.

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Moya Crockett
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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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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

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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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.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Francesca Brown
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The 11 summer books you NEED to add to your holiday reading list

Thrillers, millennial stories and incredible feminist non-fiction

Life

“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.

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Sarah Shaffi
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books for spring
Books

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

Clear some space on your bookshelves...

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Francesca Brown
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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”

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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

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Francesca Brown
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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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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

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Mariam Khan
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