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Nusrat Ghani: Downing Street are investigating claims the Conservative MP lost her job because her Muslim faith ‘made colleagues uncomfortable’

6 months after a Tory MP alleged she lost her job for being Muslim, why has nothing happened?

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Amy Beecham
  • Ms Marvel
    TV

    “As a Muslim Indian woman, Ms Marvel makes me feel seen at last”

  • Modest fashion is as vibrant and diverse as the women who wear it
    Fashion

    Don’t let the Taliban’s burka crackdown confuse you about modest fashion

  • ramadan-without-fasting-women
    Life

    4 Muslim women on what it’s like when you’re unable to fast during Ramadan

Latest Stories

How to eat and be well over Ramadan.
Wellbeing

How to maintain good gut health, feel fuller and practise wellness over Ramadan

Top tips from Muslim fitness and wellness experts…

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Sue Omar
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Self-care during Ramadan
Beauty

3 women share the self-care rituals that support them during Ramadan

3 Muslim women share the self-care rituals that support them during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Zeynab Mohamed
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Careers

“We’ll always have to work 10 times harder”: are Muslim women being held back at work?

“Muslim women will always have to work 10 times harder..”

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Sami Rahman
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People

5 Muslim women on what World Hijab Day means to them in 2022

“It’s a constant reminder of my identity.”

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Zeynab Mohamed
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Christobel Hastings
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Meet the woman tackling social injustice in sport

Asma Elbadawi campaigns to tackle stereotypes in sport

Riz Ahmed
Film

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

The Oscar-nominated actor is leading a new scheme.

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Hollie Richardson
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how to do henna designs at home
Beauty

Create your own beautiful henna designs with this expert tutorial

With step-by-step tutorials for beginners.

Posted by
Pavan Dhanjal
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My Ramadan Photo Diary
Life

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

We asked one young Muslim woman to chart a very different Ramadan for her and her family in photographs.

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Aabidah Shah
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Woman's holding hands up, with writing on palm that reads: hands off my Hijab
Women

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

"Legislation which is designed to protect its citizens, is now actively isolating Muslim women"

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Noor and Zee
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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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woman running in park
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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Alia Waheed
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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.

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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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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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
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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.”

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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