SuperSisters Interview

An Interview with illustrator Soufeina Hamed

Soufeina Hamed is a Tunisian-born comic artist and illustrator raised in Berlin and currently living in Dublin. She uses her work as a way to empower herself and other Muslims and people of colour, by highlighting the absurdities of racism and Islamophobia, often presented through every day experiences in a light-hearted and comical way that

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Current Affairs

How to Cope on Exam Results Day

Exam time is stressful, and the period spent waiting for your results can be just as bad, but this week that dark cloud was lifted for thousands of students across the country as they were finally able to receive their A Level results. Throughout the day you’ll see your friends and their friends posting their

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Current Affairs, Inspire

Artist, Amaal Nuxx tributed song “Last Ones” to Somalia Drought

There’s been a drought in East Africa for some time now that’s mainly hit the horn of Africa (Somalia). A majority of the population are subsistent farmers and therefore cannot grow crops or live their nomadic lifestyle any longer. Many women and children have been forced to flee out of the affected areas and some have

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Current Affairs, Tough Stuff

Escaping the bonds of human trafficking: Pamela’s Story

When Pamela accepted an offer from a neighbour’s friend to help her go to Italy, she thought she was accepting a chance for a brighter future. She was 21, and the promise of a job in Europe was an attractive option to the limited prospects in her native Nigeria. She was introduced to a man

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Inspire

Lipstick Under My Burkha – “Lady Orientated”

The newly released Indian film featuring Muslim and Hindu women was initially banned in India for being too ‘lady orientated’; essentially not showcasing a male role more than the female. The producers and cast went to ‘war’ with censors after they were bluntly told that the film cannot be shown in any cinemas in the

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#GirlPower, Inspire, News

Asmahane Boudjadar Wins Gold Medal at World ParaAthletics Championship

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!

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Over the past week there have been more hate crime related acid attacks around the London Borough of Newham & Tower Hamlets. A young lady named Rasham Khan 21 and her cousin Jameel Muhktar were attacked through their car window in Newham. It was her 21st birthday and she had plans just like any other

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News

The Wives of Daesh Militants are Desperate to Escape the Crumbling Terror Group

Back in 2014, you may have seen a number of stories on the news about women who had fled their home country in order to marry Daesh (or ISIS) militants. The reports were often dressed up with the phrase ‘Jihadi Brides’, a typical turn of tabloid sensationalism that often overshadowed the larger issues: that many

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News

Rita Ora and Other Refugees: Celebrate Refugee Week With Us!

Did you know that singer and former X Factor judge Rita Ora arrived in Britain as a refugee? She has, as you’re probably aware, done pretty well for herself. And she’s done pretty well for the UK, too, representing us on stage and TV around the world. Rita’s just one of a long list of

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#Ramadan

This is What Ramadan Looks Like Around the World

Every year, over a billion Muslims observe the holy month of Ramadan. One of the most beautiful aspects of Ramadan is how millions of people, irrespective of age, ethnicity or background can come together to fast, pray and worship Allah as one. With that comes a range of ways in which people celebrate and practice

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