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Shereen Malherbe

The wandering novelist

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December 2015

A Roundtable on Dejabbing, Part 2, by Muslimah Media Watch

This is the second part of our conversation on dejabbing or removing hijab. Read the discussion from Muslimah Media Watch here.  

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A Roundtable on Dejabbing Part 1, by Muslimah Media Watch

  'The Toronto Star recently had an article interviewing four women about their “dejabbing” experiences. The title is “Why we stopped wearing the hijab.” However, the seemingly simple notion of removing the headscarf is acknowledged to be a complicated process. The article explains... Continue Reading →

Silence or Intervention?

'Bystander apathy is a social psychological phenomenon that refers to cases in which individuals do not offer any means of help to a victim when other people are present. Powys says, ‘the silence was deafening. I still can’t get over... Continue Reading →

Is European Muslimah fashion based on conformity & fear?

'...women are still predominantly judged based on their appearances over their abilities- factors which could be a more disturbing indicator of why Muslim women seek alternative ways to fit in with society.' Muslimah Media Watch article, 'Is the rise of... Continue Reading →

Paris Terror Attacks & The Rise of Islamophobia

'JAN Trust is a London based charity who work with victims of hate crime. Its Director, Sajda Mughal, a survivor of the 7/7 London bombings, is now fighting against hate crime and Islamophobia. Her achievements for community cohesion and interfaith... Continue Reading →

Jasmine Falling, Shereen Malherbe’s Debut Novel Out Now

Author & blogger Shereen Malherbe has just released her novel Jasmine Falling. Shereen, a British Palestinian writer, tells of her inspiration behind the novel. “After visiting my father’s home-land in Palestine I was compelled to capture and preserve not just... Continue Reading →

Jasmine Falling, Debut Novel by Shereen Malherbe Out Now

Much Anticipated Debut Novel Jasmine Falling Out Now Author & blogger Shereen Malherbe has just released her novel Jasmine Falling. Shereen, a British Palestinian writer, tells of her inspiration behind the novel. “After visiting my father’s home-land in Palestine I... Continue Reading →

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