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My Burkini Story – From Freedom to Anxiety

My Burkini Story - From Freedom to Anxiety

The burkini truly is liberating for me as a Muslim woman, it allows me to socialize more in different settings, it allows me to enjoy leisure activities and time with my children.


Can Women Attend Jum'ah Prayer?

Short Answer: We learn from the scholars that the Jum’ah prayer (congregational Friday prayer) in the mosque is not obligatory for women. Meaning, it is not mandatory upon them like it is upon men. However, if a woman wishes to attend the Jum’ah prayer in the masjid, she can do that. In this case, she will pray the 2 …

6 Tips For Surviving the Summer Sizzle

6 Tips for Surviving Summer Sizzle

Staying cool in the summer sun is essential for your body and mind. How else will you maintain a full and busy schedule? There are several ways to keep cool this summer while also dressing modestly.

5 Hijab Tips in Summer

Wearing Hijab in Summer – Try These 5 Tips

The summer months often prove to be an added test to those who adorn hijab. Not only does the weather make a person more inclined to wear less, it also brings new questions from those intrigued by women who cover in the heat. How can sisters find strength during this time?

ASOS Praised for Launching Modest Muslim Fashion Collection

The British fashion company ASOS has become the latest brand to embrace modest Muslim fashion . The retailer’s hijabs and Islamic dresses named ‘Verona Collection’ have been shown off on April 15 on Twitter, Metro reported. “So happy to be in my hijab representing ASOS new modest collection!” tweeted Asha Mohamud, a Muslim mental health …

Muslim Fashion Exhibition Stirs Debates in Germany

Focusing on modest dress code for Muslim women, the exhibition “Contemporary Muslim Fashions” held at Frankfurt’s Museum Angewandte Kunst has stirred strong reactions from feminists, Deutsche Welle reported. “The focus of the exhibition is a really fashionable modest dress and what we’re trying to show in the exhibition is that there is a lot of …

Did You Know Women in England Used to Wear Hijab 100 Years Ago?

Did You Know Women in England Used to Wear Hijab 100 Years Ago?

The idea of modesty is always changing and evolving, especially in recent times. What some consider as “modest” today would have been scandalous a hundred years ago. For most of human history, most societies have dressed in manners that were much more modest than today. It seems only in the past hundred years or so …

Daughter Talks Too Much About Love

Daughter Talks Too Much About Love

In this counseling answer: •I recommend asking your daughter the reasons she hesitates to play with boys. Having modesty is a good thing. She may feel confused about playing with boys and having appropriate boundaries. •Clear up misconceptions she may have. Ask what she believes is the best engagement between boys and girls. Wa ‘ Alaykum Salaam, …

Challenge Yourself to Train Your Inner Modesty

What comes to mind when someone talks about modesty? Not wearing that low-cut top when your dad is around? Come now, modesty is about more than what we wear, and it is not just a women’s issue, either. So, guys, pay attention. Inner vs outer Modesty, or haya’ in Arabic, comes in two forms: inner and …

Modesty - The Forgotten Hijab

Modesty - The Forgotten Hijab

Hijab is not just about what we wear to cover ourselves. It is also about how we speak and how we behave. Modesty should not just be about how we dress but our behaviour as well. This applies to men and women.

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