Qawwamoon-Protectors & Maintainers. A book review.

This book is described as, ‘…a book for us all: to raise awareness in the male population of their divinely prescribed role as protectors and maintainers of women; to highlight the devastating impact of domestic abuse for members of the public…’ (Ta-Ha Publishers) Reading this description made me understand the title a bit more. ‘Qawwamoon’Continue reading “Qawwamoon-Protectors & Maintainers. A book review.”

Dressing the Same: London Mayor Candidate Sadiq Khan on Hijab

For Muslimah Media Watch: In the UK, Sadiq Khan, the first Muslim MP for Labour, is campaigning to be the mayor of London. In recent news, comments from an interview with him stated, ‘Questions need to be asked about why Muslim women wear hijabs’. Now at first glance, I thought this must have been quotedContinue reading “Dressing the Same: London Mayor Candidate Sadiq Khan on Hijab”

Undercover ISIS: Why a lack of women scholars puts us at danger

‘A common reason for people seeking to be part of groups is to feel included in the community and to find similar people of their religious group and background. However, people I know in the Muslim community have become nervous about attending some Islamic centers teaching Islam, because they cannot verify what is being taught.’Continue reading “Undercover ISIS: Why a lack of women scholars puts us at danger”