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Some Muslim women say they feel insecure in wake of Paris and San Bernardino attacks. As a result of that, many of them learn self-defense moves in a class near Nashville, Tennessee.
London Fashion Week is known for showcasing the best of couture and this season will undoubtedly be no different. But this year there will be one surprise; headscarf that some Muslim women choose to wear over their heads has officially hit the mainstream.
With Islamophobia sharply on the rise, the stereotyping of Muslim women seems to be everywhere. As a result, Muslim women turned to Twitter to take on people who use them as pawns to justify misogyny, racism, cultural imperialism, and militarism.
Amani Al Khatahtbeh, the editor-in-chief of MuslimGirl.net, the leading online magazine for Muslim women in the US, talks about prejudice and being inspired by Batman.
‘Speed Sisters’ is a film that focuses on five women who defy social norms, political upheaval and historical convention to pursue their love of adrenaline fuelled car racing while living in occupied Palestine. It’s an inspiring documentary all women should watch.
In a time of terrorism, suspicion and doubt have put a sharp focus on American Muslims after violent attacks rocked Paris, San Bernardino, California, and many other places. CNN interviewed some Muslim Americans who reveal how complicated it has become to practice their faith in a country they love.
Born to Sri Lankan immigrants, Amara Majeed is an activist who, through her Hijab Project, is fighting to break down the stigma attached to the headscarf that is worn in public by some Muslim women after they reach puberty. The garment signifies modesty.