Category Archives: women

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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A Video of Rumki Chowdhury’s Unveiled

Read more on YouTube here. Check out the press release.

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Muslim Mums in Business – Djarabi Kitabs Publishing and Fofky’s

Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
My Muslim Mums in Business series focus’s on inspirational Muslim women, who are balancing the art of motherhood along with running businesses. ? Please introduce yourself and your business. I go under the pen name of…

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A Couple Tips

After the honeymoon phase passes, it’s hard at times to stay the hopeless romantics in a marriage. Some couples discover there are asexual. Other become obsessed with intimacy and many don’t even bother with it. It has become a chore … Continue reading

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Miss Hayati: Is Bringing Up Past Arguments Healthy For A Marriage?

Miss Hayati is a new BellaNaija Style series that explores the mysterious and the seemingly impenetrable world of young West African Muslim women. Headlined by four alternating writers: Fatima Togbe, Papatia Feauxzar, Maryam Salam and Ismath Lauriano, the goal is … Continue reading

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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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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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