Category Archives: women

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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EXPENDABLE by Sahar AbdulAziz

OUT JULY 1st, 2018 insha’Allah. Join us for the book launch at Fofky’s here. Enter the giveaway here. Papatya, the Barista http://www.fofkys.com Check out the blog -> https://www.fofkys.com/blog

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Chains of Fear by Neymat Raboobee – A Review

Title: Chains of Fear Author: Neymat Raboobee Publisher: Tosh Publishing in South Africa Paperback Price : $10.10 on Amazon here Kindle Price :  $10.00 on Amazon here Summary: “I know I should be trusting Allah and I do, of course … Continue reading

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#MuslimBookClub II

This time #MuslimBookClub will be discussing Lost Islamic History.   “To understand the world of today, we must look at Islamic history and this book does a pretty good job at that. Great read I recommend to anyone; Muslims who have no idea … Continue reading

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Poems by Stoori Khan – A Review

Assalamu aleikum, Be Like A Shining Star by Stoori I have been meaning to read the Quran for a few days now and yesterday I only managed to read a page in Arabic. Alhamdullilah ala kulli haal. But this morning … Continue reading

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#MuslimBookClub

Assalamu aleikum! #MuslimBookClub is a new collaboration by several online Muslim readers and book clubs to amplify Muslim voices. Our first initiative to discuss, educate, enlighten, support Muslim women and businesses amongst other things starts with a book titled Women in the Qu’ran. … Continue reading

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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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Tight Rope, by Sahar Abdulaziz

Originally posted on Umm Afraz Muhammed:
“But Nour knew that goodwill and acceptance would never reveal themselves by taking off their hijab because for her or any other person of color, the skin she lived in wasn’t removable and therefore,…

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Check out this book! I contributed :) alhamdullilah. Launching today in South Africa!!!

You can buy it on Amazon here : https://www.amazon.com/Saffron-Collection-Personal-Narratives-Muslim/dp/0639918727 via Family and Women To watch or listen the book launch select the YouTube or Souncloud links below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xF05o7iNO4Y&feature=youtu.be (Part 1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJGkaxaJGjk  (Part 2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttApqAYOyg8 (Part 3) *** https://soundcloud.com/ilovezacom/saffron-book-launch-joburg-theatre-johannesburg-part-1 https://soundcloud.com/ilovezacom/saffron-book-launch-joburg-theatre-johannesburg-part-2 https://soundcloud.com/ilovezacom/saffron-book-launch-joburg-theatre-johannesburg-part-3   … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Muslim Girl-Growing Up – A Guide To Puberty’

Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
Summary: “How can I prepare her for this new phase? I wanted to find a resource that can explain the details of this special stage while also integrating the important aspects of it from the…

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To Get a Marriage License or Not to Get One?

Bismillah, Many Muslim couples wonder if they should get a secular marriage license in addition to their Islamic marriage contract. To answer this question we need to realize that it’s a case by case issue. I have seen many scenarios … Continue reading

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The New Muslim’s Field Guide

Originally posted on islamwich:
For Immediate Release The New Muslim’s Field Guide Publication Date: 2/1/18 From the minds behind islamwich comes a new and greatly anticipated book for converts to Islam:  The New Muslim’s Field Guide Available on Amazon today, The New…

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Normalizing Hijab in Western Culture- Is It Happening?

DALLAS — The normalization of hijab by non-Muslim businesses started many years ago but it wasn’t until recently that I felt like it was inclusive. I mean a hijabi in these parts gets many side glances, puzzle looks, some commendable friendly smiles every now … Continue reading

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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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Muslimah Bloggers Summit – Free Registration

Originally posted on Aisha Writes – Inspirational Blog:
Muslimah Bloggers is having their first Online Muslimah Bloggers Summit in 2018 and if you are a blogger who wants to learn more from experienced bloggers then you ought to register for…

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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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BO and Covered Muslim Women

Bismillah, Body odor (BO) is something any human being has to deal with. Some deal with it better than others. As a result they smell pleasant compared to those who struggle with it or don’t even care about their unpleasant … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE : UNVEILED BY RUMKI CHOWDHURY

NEW ILLUSTRATED SHORT POETRY COLLECTION IS AN EMPOWERING PIECE OF ART Unveiled is a riveting poetry collection with a short essay on the author’s journey to wearing hijab. DALLAS, TX – November 26th, 2017. DJARABI KITABS PUBLISHING has officially released Unveiled a short poetry collection by Rumki … Continue reading

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