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The biggest barrier is that there is not enough representation… no one that I could look up to as a Muslim, British Pakistani, blind woman.

Q&A with Ayisha Karim, author of Super Star Muslim Women – a children’s book series that shares stories of Islamic female role models!

She was a Muslim feminist and was talking about Islamic feminism at a time when many Muslim women in the UK were not.

Friends are the family you choose. As adults, we need to decide who fits into our lives and who is right for us, emotionally…

Maryam Amir launching her new Woman Quran Reciters app (Qariah) during Ramadan, is another example of women literally finding their voice.

Approaching and during Ramadan, I realise how in need I am of a spiritual reset to nourish my mind, body, and soul...

So, this rant is for all you mothers who are having a hard time not being recognised or acknowledged for the things you do every single day

She’s my heroine, my superwoman! So let us remember ladies, the women around us where we can draw our strength from...

We want to highlight 5 Muslim women breaking barriers in their fields and paving the way for other Muslim women.

I’d love to share Maryam Wahid’s story and career, to perhaps inspire you and many other Muslim women to chase YOUR creative dreams!

Sexual abuse is a pandemic that needs to be addressed and talked about… and I too wanted to get justice.

SST was founded to advocate anti-sexual harassment education and provide a safe space for student survivors of all various backgrounds.

It seems as though the answer would be pretty simple, but in actual fact it is multifaceted. We will explore in detail each aspect…

Muslim women are less likely to be given an award. Of the 54 Muslims given medals, only 35 per cent (19) were women.

Never let us forget the contributions women like my mum made to our beautiful district - quietly, with compassion and grace.

#FreeBritney is more than just about Britney and her rights, it’s about justice and freeing women across the globe who are also oppressed.

When discussing women’s empowerment, it's useful to reconcile lessons and values from inspiring women in Islamic history with modern life.

In light of Black History Month, I thought I would share some of my favourite books written by black Muslim women.

I thought it would be great to highlight some amazing black Muslim women who are working hard in their careers to drive change!

Here are a few online media platforms and magazines aimed at Muslims, some of which particularly focus on Muslim women and girls.

We explore the personal experiences of Muslim millennial's who grew up in a post 9/11 world.

The number of calls received by the MWN UK's Helpline has increased with the top calls being about domestic abuse and mental health.

How I progressed in my media career to cover the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as a digital content executive with Team GB!

This article discusses the challenges of choosing Muslim baby girl names and stories of how people decide names.

Is there pressure on new mothers to exclusively breastfeed and how realistic are these expectations?

Some of the Muslim women competing have a had very different journey to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – those in the Olympic Refugee Team.

I thought I'd highlight a few talented British Muslim female authors who have written great novels you may not know about!

Asma worked with Sangini to combat loneliness and anxiety during Covid; find out more about this incredible community development worker.

The writer, director and producer, Nida Manzoor, successfully conveys that “there’s no one cookie-cutter way of being a Muslim woman”

My experience of being a Muslim girl in the UK Foster care system and how I found peace in Islam.

Roohia shares her experience of being mentored by artist Padma Rao and working with community groups to produce an exhibition of Islamic Art

It is rare to find Muslim female directors being recognised for their creative talent, therefore this blog aims to highlight some of them!

Muslim women led, women and girl focussed - new not for profit organisation giving Muslim donors more choice.

Parvin talks about her life as an artist; her latest work will be part of the Srijoni Exhibition at Arts Centre Washington from 18 May 2021

This is my story entailing my experience as a first time mum with acute postpartum depression and anxiety.

Thanks to my dad and our regular trips to the library, it seems that books have always been such a meaningful part of my life.

Even in 2020 I find myself stuck at the same crossroads I found myself at ten years ago when I began to come out.

Here are a couple of Muslim women science geniuses to show Muslim girls they too can end up being leaders in their field.

Race Equality Week is an opportunity for us to address race inequalities and seek legislative solutions to help tackle racial discrimination

Smear tests save lives yet BAME women are less likely to have them. MWNUK tested attitudes of Muslim women through a survey.

A poem about family abuse, written by a victim and survivor of domestic abuse.

Urgent reform is needed of the Victim's Right to Review (VRR) if we are to stop failing victims of rape and sexual abuse

Saudi Arabia may be polishing its image to the world but continues to hold women's rights campaigners without charge or trial.

Alcohol addiction may be a response to increasing levels of domestic abuse and it is probably being used as a coping mechanism.

Our mantra in Tell MAMA, is to be 'Upstanders and not Bystanders' and we have used this phrase for over 7 years in our campaigning.

If their hard work was able to get them the vote by the end of World War One, then I'm sure those women also deserve a poppy!

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