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Can Muslim Women Wear Makeup in Public?

Can Muslim Women Wear Makeup in Public?

Is it OK for Muslim women to wear makeup in public? The way we look is usually considered as an expression of our character. That is why it concerns us very much. As a Muslim who tries to lead an Islamic life, we wonder if we are allowed to wear makeup. However, in Islam Muslim women …

Muslim Women Shelter Opens in Edmonton

Amid growing number of Muslim women, refugees, and immigrants fleeing abuse and violence, a Muslim group is set to open its latest shelter in Edmonton, Alberta, offering a much-needed service to vulnerable women, The Toronto Star reported. “In terms of why we came here, we were getting calls from here,” said Aliyah Gauri, the project …

Miss Muslimah 2019: Showing Unique Side of Muslim Women Beauty

With the 2019 Miss Muslimah USA pageant set to take place in July, the event’s organizers hope to celebrate Muslim women’s inner beauty while maintaining religious beliefs. “I wanted to change the stigma that surrounds Muslim women and the stereotype views that has been placed upon us,” Maghrib A. Shahid, the founder of Miss Muslimah USA, told AboutIslam.net. …

Toronto Muslim Women Play Softball, Break Barriers

“One, two three, Bismillah (In the name of God)!” Kicking off the league in 2016, a growing number of Muslim women from Greater Toronto Area have been joining softball competitions annually, playing ball and breaking barriers, CBC reported. The Sisterhood Softball League is made up of Muslim women from the GTA who gather every Sunday …

Young British Muslim Opens Gym for Hijabi Women

A young British Muslim woman has opened a gym where women can take off their hijab safely while exercising. “I think it is just more comfortable for me, I don’t need to worry about the placing of my headscarf or my clothing,” Hafsah, 19, told BBC. Hafsah started a women-only gym class in Southampton, so she …

I’tikaf Through Woman’s Eyes

I’tikaf Through Woman’s Eyes

When the last 10 nights of Ramadan approach, Muslim men around the world prepare for I’tikaf – a time of seclusion, prayer and meditation in the masjid. It is a truly blessed time that any Muslim would be honored to participate in. Separation from worldly stresses and distractions to focus solely upon Allah; who could …

Period and Ramadan – Can We Talk About It?

You either dread its arrival or look forward to a few days of reprieve from fasting. Periods. The natural and healthy occurrence every woman goes through to cleanse the uterus and prepare the body for a chance at the miracle of life. Bet you never looked at it that way. How many women really celebrate …

Women-only mosques

Women-only Mosques - Why?

My first memories of mosques as a female convert in the UK are of waiting around for a reluctant male mosque member who could unlock the door to the dingy, cramped ‘women’s’ room. When I visited Pakistan, I had to plead to be shown the local mosque – it just wasn’t somewhere women went. I …



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