‘…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 European fashion based on conformity & fear? by Shereen Malherbe.
Published by Shereen Malherbe
Shereen Malherbe is a writer & author. Her novel, Jasmine Falling has been voted as one of the top 20 Best Books by Muslim women.
Her second contemporary fiction novel, The Tower, is now used as academic set text in a US university.
Her migrant children's book series, The Girl Who Slept Under The Moon was followed in 2022 with, The Girl Who Stitched the Stars.
Her short story, The Cypress Tree has been published in World Literature Today's landmark edition on Palestine Voices.
Her latest novel, a Palestinian reimagining of Jane Eyre, The Land Beneath the Light has been nominated alongside her children's book, for the Palestine Book Awards 2022.
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Reblogged this on Shereen Malherbe and commented:
This was a post I wrote for Muslimah Media Watch a couple of years back, but I think it’s important to revisit. Conformity and fear are now, more than ever, poignant issues surrounding a complex debate.