Shameelah Khan, a South African Muslim filmmaker, produced a very personal documentary starring herself, her mother and her grandmother discussing the taboo subjects of sexuality and relationships, including touching on marriage within Islam. Khan’s journey of self-discovery involves unpacking her mother and grandmother’s often opposing views, and their very different relationships with their husbands. Watch
Congratulations to Asmahane Boudjadar representing Algeria for achieving a Gold Medal in shot put on Saturday at the World ParaAthletics Championship London! There’s no limit to what you can achieve if you set your mind to it!
Imagine this: You’re walking into a shop on the high street, you find the perfect skirt with just the perfect amount of thickness to wear in the summer. You reach over to pick it up and dunk it in your basket, only to find a thigh high split up the side, splitting your hopes and
Ramadan: It’s a month full of beautiful moments shared with family, friends and the wider community. However, it’s also a month full of awkward moments at school, university and work that you’d much rather forget. We’ve put together a list of awkward Ramadan moments we’ve all been through, because we are pretty sure you’ve been
When we think of Ramadan, we think of community, sharing and empathy. Whilst Ramadan is all of those things, it is also time to look after yourself in body and in soul. This Ramadan, as with any month of the year, take the time out to listen to what your body needs and practice some
You’ve been spotted. You slowly put that samosa back down in the stack and swallow whatever you could chew before being outed only 20 minutes before the athaan. Girl, pick that samosa back up and carry on eating. If you knew what we were talking about by the first line, then you know you’ve been
Featured image credit: BBC Media Centre We still don’t think we’re quite over Nadiya Hussain winning Bake Off in 2015. It was unbelievably emosh and her words will probably stay with us forever: “I’m never gonna put boundaries on myself ever again. I’m never gonna say I can’t do it. I’m never gonna say ‘maybe’.
London girl Jawahir Jewels is pitch perfect this week as she stars in her very own headline story in The Telegraph. The newspaper published a great article about her doing her thing as the only Football Association-qualified black female Muslim Sunday football league referee. Dressed in a headscarf, black strip and sporting an infectious smile,
Featured image credit: Vladimir Cicmanec A few weeks ago, a photo of a woman named Saffiyah Khan went viral for all the right reasons. In the snap, taken at a rally in Birmingham, Saffiyah is staring into the eyes of a member of far-right group the EDL, with a calm smirk on her face. Her
The Muslim News Awards have taken place in London and guess what? The majority of the winners turned out to be women! The event was organised by Muslim News, a website with more than 150,000 readers. The awards acknowledge British Muslim contributions to society while, y’know, getting the biggest and brightest British Muslims together for