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Fashion & Beauty

Islam’s Answer To Miss World, ‘Miss Muslimah World’ Shows A Unique Side Of Muslim Beauty

Islam’s Answer To Miss World, ‘Miss Muslimah World’ Shows A Unique Side Of Muslim Beauty

When you think of beauty pageants you think of girls with big blonde bouffant hair waving at the crowd in a faux smile probably wearing some extravagant ball gown or […]

Girl on a Mission

Feminist Author & Journalist Mona Eltahawy Says The Middle East Needs A Sexual Revolution

Feminist Author & Journalist Mona Eltahawy Says The Middle East Needs A Sexual Revolution

She is a somewhat polarizing figure, but author, journalist, and outspoken Muslim feminist Mona Eltahawy is responsible for sparking some very important conversations about the representation of women in Arab […]

Girl on a Mission

This Millennial Muslim Feminist Blogger Is Challenging Media Stereotypes With Her Narrative

This Millennial Muslim Feminist Blogger Is Challenging Media Stereotypes With Her Narrative

When you hear the word “feminist” images of Rose the Riveter or Gloria Steinem often come to mind. We think of women who are fighting against gender inequality in society, […]

Entertainment

Meet The First British Female Muslim Hip Hop Duo – “Poetic Pilgrimage”

Meet The First British Female Muslim Hip Hop Duo – “Poetic Pilgrimage”

Who says faith and feminism don’t go together? Meet the first all-female hip hop Muslim duo who say they aren’t here to be poster girls for faith, but they are […]

Politics

Are Women In Leadership Positions The Key To Equality & Progress In Religion?

Are Women In Leadership Positions The Key To Equality & Progress In Religion?

If you haven’t grown up immersed in any sort of spiritual surroundings, it’s hard to look at certain news stories about religious extremists and have an optimistic view about religion. […]

Politics

Muslim Leader Speaks Out In Favor Of Women In Leadership. A Must Read!

Muslim Leader Speaks Out In Favor Of Women In Leadership. A Must Read!

In Nigeria, change is happening. In a time where feminism has been on many a front page of the Western news, we must learn to cast our eyes to the […]

Working Women

Dalya Al Muthanna Becomes 1st President & CEO Of General Electric In The Gulf

Dalya Al Muthanna Becomes 1st President & CEO Of General Electric In The Gulf

Talking about women in leadership will not become redundant until we reach a more even playing field. When you look at the amount of female CEO’s of major corporations around […]

Politics

Iranian Women Express Freedom In A Highly Controversial Way

Iranian Women Express Freedom In A Highly Controversial Way

In Iran, women are required by law to wear the hijab in public, a mandate since the country’s Islamic Revolution in 1979. However, there are many women in the country […]

Fashion & Beauty

Australian Muslim Women Mix Faith Fashion & Feminism In An Exhibition

Australian Muslim Women Mix Faith Fashion & Feminism In An Exhibition

Faith and feminism: sounds a little bit like a juxtaposition right? And what about if you add fashion into that mix? Sure there are countries where Muslim women are under […]

Entertainment

Get Ready For A New Ms. Marvel: Ethnic, Diverse And Still As Badass As Ever!

Get Ready For A New Ms. Marvel: Ethnic, Diverse And Still As Badass As Ever!

“You can’t be what you can’t see” has got to be one of our favorite quotes. It was said by Marian Wright Edelman who is the founder & president of […]

Causes

How Muslim Hipsters Aka “Mipsterz” Are Breaking Stereotypes In America

How Muslim Hipsters Aka “Mipsterz” Are Breaking Stereotypes In America

What do you get if you cross young Muslims with hipsters? A group called ‘Mipsterz’. No joke! They are a group of Muslim youth based out of Brooklyn, NY who […]

Sports

24 Y/O Iranian Woman Makes History With This Act

24 Y/O Iranian Woman Makes History With This Act

Act of Athleticism and determination that is. Meet Shirin Gerami and get familiar with her name and face because we are certain this is the first of many news stories […]

Entertainment, Politics

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Feature Film Shows The Rise Of Feminism In Muslim Countries

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Feature Film Shows The Rise Of Feminism In Muslim Countries

Check it out women of the world, Saudi Arabia is about to release it’s very first home-made feature film, and it is a true testament to the message of feminism […]

Girl on a Mission

Meet The First Hijabi Girl To Be Featured In Seventeen Magazine

Meet The First Hijabi Girl To Be Featured In Seventeen Magazine

Her name is Ainee Fatima, she is 22 and lives in Chicago. She calls herself a ‘Badass Muslim Girl’ and has a tumblr blog of the same name. She follows […]

Entertainment

Watch What Happens When A Muslim Cleric Forces A TV Host To Wear A Hijab On Air

Watch What Happens When A Muslim Cleric Forces A TV Host To Wear A Hijab On Air

Ah yes. The power of a woman. Perhaps some men in certain parts of the world should start to take note of this… In an interview for Sabaya el-Kheir on […]