The Importance of Hijab in Islam – 2021 Guide

In some dry and hot countries, the use of the Hijab helps their hair clean and protects their face from wind, dirt, and sun rays. However, for Islam women, it is more than that. Why Muslim Women Wear Hijab? For some, the primary identification of a Muslim woman is their wearing of hijabs. But, it … Read more

Hijab Activists Meet with Sweden’s Justice Minister

STOCKHOLM, August 20, 2013 (AFP) – Sweden’s justice minister on Tuesday met with activists who convinced prominent Swedes to wear headscarves this week to protest an alleged attack on a Muslim woman who wore a hijab. “We tried to say that there is structural discrimination …but (Justice Minister Beatrice Ask) kept referring to individual responsibilities,” … Read more

First Woman Stands for Tajik President

DUSHANBE, September 27, 2013. By Akbar BORISOV (AFP) – A woman is for the first time bidding for the presidency in Tajikistan after an opposition bloc including an Islamic party chose a respected female rights lawyer as its candidate in the majority Muslim country. A 65-year-old lawyer and rights activist who does not wear a headscarf, … Read more

Style spied: Saufeeya Goodson from North Carolina, USA

Her journey with her hijab brought her to where she is today. Spotted by Shea Rasol. Currently running both a fashion and personal blog, 20-year-old Saufeeya writes on various topics. Working on self-imposed projects about Islam, health and modest fashion, Saufeeya believes that this is one of the ways she can create awareness of real Muslim … Read more

Zaha Hadid, the “Lady Gaga” of architecture

She has broken a multitude of “glass ceilings”, thanks in part to her inclusive, supportive upbringing. Raquel Evita Saraswati tells us more about the iconic architect. The London Olympics earlier this year brought the role of Muslim women in sport to the forefront of public discussion. Egypt sent more Muslim women than any other Muslim-majority country, while … Read more

Muslim Women in Sport: Culture vs Religion

In a guest article, Fatima Fakier reports on the cultural and religious influences at play in this often divisive issue and examines the consequences of increased segregation. The human body was designed for physical activity. Our bodies are perfectly engineered to fulfil our basic needs and to achieve what we set out to do. Regular exercise stimulates … Read more