Style Spied: Nazura Gulfira from Indonesia

This young lady always tries to put beauty and harmony in everything she does – travel, photography, and fashion. Spotted by Najwa Abdullah. Charmingly simple and effortlessly stylish are the best words to describe this adventurous soul from Indonesia, Nazura Gulfira. As presented in her blog nazuragulfira, this 22-year-old loves photography and traveling solo, having gone far … Read more

Brahimi Urges Release of Razan Zeitouneh and Other Activists

GENEVA, December 19, 2013 (AFP) – UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on Thursday demanded the release of leading Syrian women’s rights campaigner Razan Zeitouneh and three fellow activists, abducted last week by unknown kidnappers. “We have all got to demand that they are released,” Brahimi told activists from Syria and other countries as well … Read more

Pakistan Appoints First Female Judge to Sharia Court

Pakistan Federal Shariat Court Chief Justice, Justice Agha Rafiq Ahmed (R), receives an oath from Justice Ashraf Jehan (L) as she becomes a judge at the sharia court in Karachi on December 30, 2013. Pakistan’s national sharia court, which hears cases under the country’s Islamic legislation, appointed a female judge for the first time in … Read more

Muslimah Achievers 2013

Check out these Muslim women and their multifaceted accomplishments in 2013, curated by Afia R Fitriati. From conquering Mount Everest to conquering a Masterchef kitchen, Muslim women all over the globe continued to showcase their fabulousness in so many splendid ways in 2013. In January, Madam Halimah Yacob became the first female speaker of Singapore’s parliament. In the … Read more

Amenakin: Larger than Life in Singapore

The woman behind Pearl Daisy was recently in the city-state for her very first meet and greet here – and the crowd was massive. The event officially began at 2.30pm on January 11th, but diehard fans of Amenakin, the effervescent fashion and lifestyle guru of the Muslimah world, started dropping in an hour ahead of … Read more