Dalia Mogahed is an American Muslim scholar. The Tempest had the opportunity to speak to Mogahed about her work, projects, upbringing, and more.
At a time when fear of international terror is coinciding with election-year condemnations of entire cultures, what could address the divisive issues more directly than Boushra Almutawakel’s portrait of a confident young woman whose hijab is an American flag?
Fatima Zahra Mansouri writes about how Morocco recognized long ago that women represent half the potential of the country, and that protecting and expanding their rights is essential to the successful and peaceful evolution of our country.
Pierre Bergé made some inflammatory comments on the subject this week, which nevertheless raised some important questions about the commercialization and appropriation of Muslim fashion.
Wales’ first gym specifically for Muslim women is set to open in Cardiff. And according to the businessman behind the scheme, the gym came about because women in his community said they didn’t feel comfortable exercising at mainstream gyms, including existing women-only ones.
Mehbooba Mufti, who succeeded her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, became the 16th woman CM in post-Independent India after taking the oath of office on Monday.