Category Archives: Collaborations

Written Versus Not Written Stuff: Child Soldiers and Islam Part 2

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Written by Papatia Feauxzar, part II Bismillah Children are not meant to be soldiers, they are supposed to carry a legacy, to play, to learn and advance the religion the right way Allah intended…

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Written Versus Not Written Stuff:Child Soldiers and Islam

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part I, Written by Saadia Haq  The topic of child soldiers, or young jihadists is far by often misunderstood by many as if the very faith of Islam promotes teachings for recruitment of under…

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Written Versus Not Written Stuff:Islamic Positions on Preservation of Cultural Heritage Part II

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part II : Written by Papatia Feauxzar of Between Sisters, SVP! Bismillah, Once, Salam al-Farisi, may Allah be pleased with him, was digging a trench he had proposed to Rasool sallallahu aleihi wassalam to…

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Written Versus Not Written Stuff:Islamic Positions on Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part I : Written by Saadia Haq of The Human Lens  The concept of conserving art and cultural heritage in the Islamicate world is a concept as old as the religion itself but there…

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Written Versus Not Written Stuff: Sexual Violence in Warfare Part II

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part II Written by  Papatia Feauxzar  “And all married women (are forbidden) unto you save those (captives) whom your right hands possess.” (Quran 4:24) This Quranic verse has been misinterpreted for centuries. It doesn’t mean…

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Written Versus Not Written Stuff: Sexual Violence in Warfare

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part I, Written by Saadia Haq  Throughout history, we have observed the recurring pattern of sexual violence in warfare particularly mass rape, slavery and abuse of girls and women. Having said that, today’s collaboration…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Cultural Barriers Impeding Muslim Women In Sports Part II

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part II Written By Papatia Feauxzar Bismillah, Islam has an egalitarian treatment when it addresses men and women. The quranic verses attest that both genders can do what the other gender does, yet the…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Cultural Barriers Impeding Muslim Women In Sports

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part I, Written By Saadia Haq The world of sports is largely dominated by men, more often female sportspersons and women athletes face many challenges that hinder their progress and participation in the world…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Opposing Education For Muslim Women and Girls Part II

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Collab Part II: By Papatia Feauxzar In part I, my co-author spoke to length about the miseducation of the Muslim woman when education has always been an Islamic right for both men and women.…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Opposing Education For Muslim Women and Girls

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Collab Part I: By Saadia Haq? Education is crucial for human development and no one can deny its importance in today’s times. The realm of education not only helps communities to realise their full…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Where Are Muslim Women Spaces Part II

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part II by Papatia Feauxzar Bismillah. Our beloved Prophet (sallallahu aleihi wassalam) said, “If the wife of any one of you seeks permission to go to the Mosque, he may not prevent her.” (Sahih…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Where Are Muslim Women Spaces in Mosques?

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part I Written by Saadia Haq The theme for this collab is much closer to heart as it voices the issues focusing on the Muslim women’s role and participation in religious institutions and specifically…

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

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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

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
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

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
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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