6 Muslim Women Fashion and Clothing Trends to Follow This Winter

In the 21st century, the concept of fashion has undergone a drastic change. Muslims generally have a rich cultural heritage. But their conservative rules often act as barriers to fashion and clothing. Muslim women are equally conscious about their dressing sense. They wear fashionable clothes that abide by their cultural norms. The concept of Muslim … Read more

3,000 Saudis Urge Shura Council to Debate Women’s Driving

A note that was placed next to the shattered side-view mirror of a car belonging to the family of Iman al-Nafjan. They say it was put as a warning after she drove in Riyadh on June 22, 2011, amid calls for nationwide action to break what amounts to a driving ban. A petition signed by … Read more

Style Spied: Sania Siddiqui from USA

Looking for a minimalist style? Sania Siddiqui’s style is sure to inspire you. Sania Siddiqui from New Jersey, USA, is in her last year of graduate school studying to become a social worker. In addition to her passion for her community, she also loves fashion and enjoys helping other Muslim women style their own clothes … Read more

Our Ramadan Challenges: More Responsibility, Greater Capability

While women may have more responsibilities in the sacred month, they also have more strength, writes Alayna Ahmad. The sacred month of Ramadan does not prescribe specific roles for men and women. Both are required to fast and make up any missed days. However, in general, Ramadan appears to be more challenging for women, especially those … Read more

The Song in Her Heart

Amal Awad speaks to Göknur Shanal, an opera singer from Australia who is working to live out her dream. It’s not often you meet someone who can single-handedly and dramatically, alter the mood of a packed room. At a recent panel for local community group the Justice and Arts Network (JAAN), there was a palpable shift … Read more

Leaders Wanted: Muslimahs Please Apply

In the wake of Hamas’s new public feminine face, Fatimah Jackson-Best discusses why Muslim women taking on positions of power is revolutionary and necessary. Last week it was announced that Isra Almodallal had been appointed as the new foreign press spokesperson of the Hamas authorities in Palestine’s Gaza strip. This historic move made 23–year-old Isra the first woman ever … Read more

Saudi Women in New Drive to Get Behind the Wheel

RIYADH, December 4, 2013 (AFP) – Saudi women activists have relaunched a campaign for the right to drive in the ultra-conservative kingdom, urging women to get behind the wheel on December 28. The call for action is a “reminder of the right so it is not forgotten,” activist Nasima al-Sada told AFP, adding that women … Read more

Founder of World’s First Muslimah Run Puts Focus on Fitness

The organizer of the Aquila Style WOW Run 2014, the world’s first running event for Muslimahs, opens up to Afia R Fitriati about her lifelong passion. When Muzdalifah Anuar started wearing the hijab and attending religious classes in 2011, the retired Singapore Armed Forces captain was struck by an odd phenomenon. “While I thought that fitness … 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