Category Archives: Collaborations

Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Creating Muslim Women Support Systems in Islamic World Part II

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part 2, Written by Papatia Feauxzar “Muslim men and Muslim women, believing men and believing women, worshiping men and worshiping women…” (Quran 33:35) Bismillah, When a verse in the Quran starts by addressing Muslim…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Creating Muslim Women Support Systems in Islamic World

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part 1, Written by Saadia Haq Of The Human Lens  There is no denying the lack of women’s access to justice and support systems in many societies, however the situation in Islamic countries fares…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: A Tribute To Great Muslim Women Leaders Part II

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Part II, Written by Papatia Feuxzar of Djarabi Kitabs Publishing  “Blindly following ancient customs and traditions doesn’t mean that the dead are alive, but that the living are dead.” – Ibn Khaldun In part I, my co-author Saadia…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: A Tribute To Great Muslim Women Leaders

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part I, Written by Saadia Haq of The Human Lens  A topic close to our hearts, the existing cultural baggage in Islamic communities make it difficult for many within and outside the realm of…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Muslim Transgenders in Islamic Nations Part II

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Part ii: Written by Papatia Feauxzar The messenger of Allah said : “Allah the Almighty has laid down religious duties, so do not neglect them. He has set boundaries, so do not over step…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Muslim Transgenders in Islamic Nations

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part I, Written by Saadia Haq of The Human Lens As the title goes, this is quite a stirring topic in Muslim communities and Islamic nations where transgenders live in deplorable and inhumane conditions…

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Written Vs. Not Written Stuff: Divorce Rights and Muslim Women Lives Part II

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part II Written by Papatia Feauxzar Bismillah, If we pay close attention to the media of many Muslim dominated countries, we will notice a very disturbing trend. In fact we will see women battered…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Divorce Rights and Muslim Women Lives Part I

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Part I, Written by Saadia Haq of The Human Lens When two people marry each other, it is usually expected to last a life time and as a couple they work together in the…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Forcing Muslim Women Marriages With Holy Quran

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Part 2 Written by Papatia Feauxzar of Hayati Magazine You learn something new every day. The practice of “Haq E Bakshish” was new to me, and I had to check with my relatives, the…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Forcing Muslim Women Marriages With Holy Quran

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part I, Written by Saadia Haq of The Human Lens When I first heard of this, I was like numb for seconds until my good friend from Sindhi community proceeded to narrate how young…

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The Written Stuff vs.The Not Written Stuff: Women in Islam Part II

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Part II, written by Papatia Feuxzar of The Djarabi Kitabs Publishing Women of Islam. What can I tell you about these strong pillars who were and are the cornerstone of faith and divine grace. For a…

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The Written Stuff vs.The Not Written Stuff: Women in Islam

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Part I, Written By Saadia Haq Of The Human Lens Women were the first pioneers of Islam – without whom the history of this Muslim Ummah wouldn’t be what it is today. For if…

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The Written Stuff vs.The Not Written Stuff: Sex Education From An Islamic Perspective Part II

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Part II, Written By Papatia Feauxzar of The Between Sisters, SVP Our prophet sallallahu aleihi wassalam said, “The person to whom Allah gives a child must give him a nice name, must raise the child…

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The Written Stuff vs.The Not Written Stuff: Sex Education From An Islamic Perspective Part I

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Part I, Written by By Saadia Haq of The Human Lens This time in our collaboration we are discussing the unspeakable at length – yes the most tabooed subject among present day Muslim communities;…

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The Written vs.NOT Written Stuff: ISIS Distorting Islam For Sexual Violence On Women – II

Source: The Written vs.NOT Written Stuff: ISIS Distorting Islam For Sexual Violence On Women – II Part II by me 🙂 The Written vs. NOT Written Stuff: ISIS Distorting Islam For Sexual Violence On Women – II

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The Written vs.NOT Written Stuff: ISIS Distorting Islam For Sexual Violence On Women

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part II, Written by Saadia Haq of The Human Lens. In just a year, ISIS or Daesh group rose from being an unknown terror group to challenging world security, in particular women’s rights. While much…

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The Written vs.NOT Written Stuff: Crime, Culture & Cruelty Towards Women Prisoners inside Jails Part II

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Part II, Written by Papatia Feauxzar of Between Sisters, SVP! I read Saadia Faruqi’s last short story in Brick Walls and thought, ‘It doesn’t get any monstrous than a man who lies on a woman…

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The Written vs.NOT Written Stuff: Crime, Culture & Cruelty Towards Women Prisoners inside Jails Part I

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It is not easy to be a woman in today’s society but if you are unfortunate enough to be in Pakistan, it means that your luck has completely run out. It’s a society that…

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The Written vs.NOT Written Stuff: From Domestic Violence Rampant in Muslim Marriages to Public Violence Against Women

Assalamu aleikum! Please check out Part I of this series by the lovely Saadia Haq! 🙂 The Written vs.NOT Written Stuff: From Domestic Violence Rampant in Muslim Marriages to Public Violence Against Women.

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The Written vs.NOT Written Stuff: Customary Arranged Marriages In Muslim Communities II

The Written vs.NOT Written Stuff: Customary Arranged Marriages In Muslim Communities.

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