Category Archives: women

Work at Home Worries

Bismillah, Since I can remember, I have met a couple of men (uncles and friends from Africa) who think that women should only stay home and not have a job out of the house. Of course, this opinion never sat … Continue reading

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Muslimah Capsule Wardrobe Winter 2016 — Hayati Magazine

Assalamu aleikum, It’s that time of the year where the cold wind is making itself acknowledged to remind me that my Muslimah Capsule Wardrobe for the Winter is in order. Down here in Texas, it’s certainly not 86 Fahrenheit anymore. … Continue reading

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Personal Finance Tips Part 4 — Hayati Magazine

Bismillah, Islam advises us to be moderate in all things we do. One such important aspect is financial security. The Sunnah tell us that being too rich is a test to our faith while being extremely poor can do the … Continue reading

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Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work — Hayati Magazine

Assalamu aleikum, I stumbled on a manual I used during counseling class before I got married, and thought I would share some of the wisdom I learned in this class with you insha’Allah. They are based on John M. Gottman’s … Continue reading

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Erotology, Islam, and More.

Assalamu aleikum! I just reviewed two books on Marriages, Erotology, and the Islamic Perspective. Please check them out on my website. Like A Garment  by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi Read review here. and Illuminating the Performance by Historian Habeeb Akande Read … Continue reading

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

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
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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Catch Me by Na’ima B. Robert — Hayati Magazine

Catch Me is a collection of poetry I started reading a while back but I had to stop because my emotions weren’t on point. With poetry I have to be in the reflective zone otherwise, the words don’t permeate and … Continue reading

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Of White Feminism, Hillary Clinton and Muslim Women

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
As the American election race is nearing, the world is buzzing with lots of anticipation with the only female Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign. This is deemed as the most wonderful thing for women…

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From East to West: Muslim Feminism Making Waves

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
   www.newworldencyclopedia.org/ Earlier this week, I wrote “Of White Feminism, Hillary Clinton and Muslim Women” that met with interesting and eye-opening responses but the main debate persisted around the fact that Muslim women lag behind…

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The White Elephant – A Review — Hayati Magazine

The White Elephant is a must read for anyone contemplating the idea of marriage or anyone going through a divorce. As the Love and Relationship Editor for Hayati Magazine, I try to counsel married and non-married folks on the institution … Continue reading

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Goodreads’ Book Giveaway For BLOOM

Assalamu aleikum, If you live in the USA, here is your chance to enter a book giveaway for a collection of three of my sultry reads. Goodreads Book Giveaway BLOOM by Papatia Feauxzar Giveaway ends October 15, 2016. See the … Continue reading

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#RioRecap : Is Dalilah Muhammad Less Muslim Because of Her Choice Of Clothes?

In French, they say ‘L’habit ne fait pas le moine’. It means, ‘You can’t judge a book by its cover’. If you translate it literally, you get ‘Your clothing doesn’t make you a monk’. I like this version better because … Continue reading

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Kariman Abuljadayel : The First Saudi Arabian To Compete in the 100 meters

Read Post here on MVSLIM :). Thank you

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Meet The Woman Who Won The First Bronze Medal in Fencing For Africa

Read on Inès Boubakri  at MSVLIM .

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The Capsule Wardrobe : Can A Muslimah Make It Work? — Hayati Magazine

Bismillah, I was in need of a capsule wardrobe because since the baby came to our lives, most of my drawers and closet space have been filled with his clothes instead. And when I look at my clothes, I wonder … Continue reading

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What Do Women Want From You?

Assalamu aleikum, Here is  a little grain of salt… Read here… Wassalam, Papatya*

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The Tone of the Top

Bismillah, The tone of the top is an accounting term which is very important to the viability of a company. It “defines management’s leadership and commitment towards openness, honesty, integrity, and ethical behavior. It is the most important component of … Continue reading

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African Novelists You Should know

1. Amina N. Her debut story is titled Destiny and addresses domestic violence and love in our ummah. Amina N. is a Muslim woman who lives in Roswell Georgia. Although she resided most of her life away from her birth … Continue reading

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SISTERS Reads: As One Door Closes

Written by Sahar Abdulaziz. Reviewed by Papatia Feauxzar. Published by Booktrope Publishers   As One Door Closes author Sahar Abdulaziz is a resident of Pennsylvania, with degrees in psychology, and  health and wellness. Abdulaziz also holds a certification in community … Continue reading

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