“Poetic Pilgrimage isn’t just a rap group — it’s a statement about Islam, women and what it means to belong,” writes Antonia Blumberg for The Huffington Post, in her article titled “Poetic Pilgrimage Is The Muslim Women’s Rap Duo The World Needs Right Now.”
Canadian Conservative backbencher Larry Miller has apologized for saying Muslim women who do not want to remove their face coverings when taking the citizenship oath should “stay the hell where [they] come from“.
Esther Oluga believes Islamophobia began in 2001, right after 9/11. She discusses how this phenomenon affects “the way we view Muslim Feminists.”
‘Faith, Fashion, Fusion: Muslim Women’s Style in Australia’ showcases the work of a new generation of fashion designers and aims to challenge broader stereotypes about Islam in the process.
An Abu Dhabi researcher has started a project to explore the perceptions of the veil among Muslims and non-Muslims in the UAE and abroad.
Al Arabiya highlights the experience of “Rapping with A Hijab,” and how two women broke barriers in Hip Hop scene in London.
Newsweek asks the eternal question: How to End Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt?
Omer Aziz discusses why banning the niqab harms an open society as much as wearing it.
BBC’s “Women in Black“: The Dubai episode, looks at the changing role of Muslim women’s fashion around the globe.
In Malaysia, Fa Abdul writes about the main oppressor of Muslim women: it is not Islam, it is the men.
In Tajikistan.. How do prostitutes protect themselves? By wearing Hijab.
Budoor Al Qassimi, who belongs to the royal family in the Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, argues that to empower women, start with a longer maternity leave.