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

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

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“It shouldn’t take Sports Illustrated to approve the burkini for it to be acceptable”

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“What I want people to know about being a Muslim woman”

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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

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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”

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

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

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