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Top 12 Supergirl Muslimahs Throughout History

Today is International Women’s Day! Each year on the 8th March, the world celebrates the global movement for women’s rights. This year’s campaign theme is #PressforProgress, and as SuperSisters, we pledge alongside millions to continue to press forward and champion our rights as women and girls! 👧💪   Although we’ve still got a long way […]

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‘Women in the Dark’ – Shameelah Khan’s Documentary

Shameelah Khan, a South African Muslim filmmaker, produced a very personal documentary starring herself, her mother and her grandmother discussing the taboo subjects of sexuality and relationships, including touching on marriage within Islam. Khan’s journey of self-discovery involves unpacking her mother and grandmother’s often opposing views and their very different relationships with their husbands. Watch […]

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An Interview with illustrator Soufeina Hamed

Soufeina Hamed is a Tunisian-born comic artist and illustrator raised in Berlin and currently living in Dublin. She uses her work as a way to empower herself and other Muslims and people of colour, by highlighting the absurdities of racism and Islamophobia, often presented through every day experiences in a light-hearted and comical way that […]

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Artist, Amaal Nuxx tributed song “Last Ones” to Somalia Drought

There’s been a drought in East Africa for some time now that’s mainly hit the horn of Africa (Somalia). A majority of the population are subsistent farmers and therefore cannot grow crops or live their nomadic lifestyle any longer. Many women and children have been forced to flee out of the affected areas and some have […]

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Escaping the bonds of human trafficking: Pamela’s Story

When Pamela accepted an offer from a neighbour’s friend to help her go to Italy, she thought she was accepting a chance for a brighter future. She was 21, and the promise of a job in Europe was an attractive option to the limited prospects in her native Nigeria. She was introduced to a man […]

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Lipstick Under My Burkha – “Lady Orientated”

The newly released Indian film featuring Muslim and Hindu women was initially banned in India for being too ‘lady orientated’; essentially not showcasing a male role more than the female. The producers and cast went to ‘war’ with censors after they were bluntly told that the film cannot be shown in any cinemas in the […]

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Asmahane Boudjadar Wins Gold Medal at World ParaAthletics Championship

Congratulations to Asmahane Boudjadar representing Algeria for achieving a Gold Medal in shot put on Saturday at the World ParaAthletics Championship London! There’s no limit to what you can achieve if you set your mind to it!

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Rita Ora and Other Refugees: Celebrate Refugee Week With Us!

Did you know that singer and former X Factor judge Rita Ora arrived in Britain as a refugee? She has, as you’re probably aware, done pretty well for herself. And she’s done pretty well for the UK, too, representing us on stage and TV around the world. Rita’s just one of a long list of […]

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Check out the Wonderful Art Being Shared in Solidarity With Manchester

We are all shocked and saddened by last night’s terrorist attack in Manchester. Our hearts and our prayers go out to the city, the families affected, and to the victims, who were simply enjoying an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. One tiny comfort we can take from the tragedy is Manchester’s response to […]

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A New Show Will Follow Nadiya Hussain on Pilgrimage to Mecca – And We’re Very Excited About it!

Featured image credit: BBC Media Centre We still don’t think we’re quite over Nadiya Hussain winning Bake Off in 2015. It was unbelievably emosh and her words will probably stay with us forever: “I’m never gonna put boundaries on myself ever again. I’m never gonna say I can’t do it. I’m never gonna say ‘maybe’. […]

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