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Books
Maliha Abidi: The Artist Celebrating Inspirational Pakistani Women Through Her Work
Maliha Abidi: The Artist Celebrating Inspirational Pakistani Women Through Her Work

The 23-year-old has released a book titled Pakistan for Women, featuring portraits of 50 Pakistani women who have defied expectations, advanced women’s rights and made history.

Sport
The Strength Of This Hijabi Powerlifter Can Be Measured In Both Numerical And Intangible Ways
The Strength Of This Hijabi Powerlifter Can Be Measured In …

Majiziya Bhanu took gold at the 2018 World Powerlifting Association’s World Cup after lifting the highest accumulated total in the squat, bench and deadlift.

Women
209 Women: New Exhibition Marks 100 Years Of Female MPs
209 Women: New Exhibition Marks 100 Years Of Female MPs

The exhibition features portraits of female MPs, all captured by female photographers. The figure 209 refers to the number of women currently serving as MPs.

Sport
The Bradford Women Who Found Independence Through Cricket
The Bradford Women Who Found Independence Through Cricket

Bats, Balls and Bradford Girls is a BBC documentary about a team of girls in Bradford, who are finding a sense of independence in playing cricket.

Sport
Revved Up: The Muslim Women Motorcyclist Challenging Perceptions
Revved Up: The Muslim Women Motorcyclist Challenging Perceptions

The Muslim women motorcyclist challenging perceptions. These women want to use their platform to chase their ambitions and pursue their motorcycling passions.

Sport
Asma Elbadawi is More Than Just a Sports Star and a Poet
Asma Elbadawi is More Than Just a Sports Star and …

Asma Elbadawi, celebrated basketball player and coach, isn’t someone who likes to hear the word ‘can’t’. The 27-year-old from a Sudanese background recently generated a lot of attention …

Inspirational
Galentine’s Day
These are the Women We’d Want to Spend Galentine’s Day With

The name was originally the title of a season two episode of Parks & Recreation.

Art
Muslim Sisterhood
Lamisa Khan, Zeinab Saleh and Sara Gulamali: The Artists Capturing …

The Muslim Sisterhood project celebrates Muslim women in London in all their diverse, confident and extremely cool glory.

Food & Health
Bakery
An East London Bakery is Helping Refugee Women by Teaching …

The E5 Bakehouse in Hackney is helping refugee women ease their way into UK life by teaching them about different aspects of baking.

Sport
Bianca Elmir
Bianca Elmir: The Australian Boxer Fighting Misconceptions About Islam

The 35-year-old has firmly established herself in the sport in her country, and she now wants to use her position to inspire other women.

Inspirational
Selina Begum
East London Hijabi Selina Begum Becomes First State School Student …

The 16-year-old was crowned best debater at the prestigious Eton Autumn Invitational after she defeated 200 competitors - most of them from private schools.

Inspirational
Halal Holiday Hackers #5 Hijabi Globetrotter
Halal Holiday Hackers #5 Hijabi Globetrotter

Hijabi Globetrotter proves how travelling isn’t all sunny selfies and finding yourself. It can also be difficult and occasionally a bit scary.

Inspirational
Hijabi Monologues
The Hijabi Monologues are Challenging Myths About Muslim Women

The Hijabi Monologues repositions the narrative surrounding hijabis, who are the most talked about symbol of Islam and yet the most voiceless.

Sport
Dana Hussain
Dana Hussain: The Iraqi Sprinter Who Defines the Olympic Spirit

Dana Hussain competed in the 100m sprint at the 2008 Beijing Olympics for Iraq, the only Iraqi athlete who had actually trained in the war torn country.

Inspirational
Asli Hassan Abade
The Story of Asli Hassan Abade, the First Female Military …

Asli joined the Somali Air Force in 1976. She is the first female pilot in the SAF, she is also thought to be the first female pilot in an African military.

Inspirational
Cloth
Cut From the Same Cloth: A Collection of Essays Penned …

Edited by Sabeena Akhtar, Cut From the Same Cloth will give a voice to hijabis who are often the subject of discussions led by everyone except hijabis.

Inspirational
Remembering Noor Inayat Khan, the Muslim Indian ‘Princess’ Who was a Spy for Britain in WWII
Remembering Noor Inayat Khan, the Muslim Indian ‘Princess’ Who was …

Noor Inayat Khan was an Indian Muslim of noble heritage, who was posthumously awarded the George Cross due to her heroics as an allied spy during WWII.

Inspirational
Muslim women
Three Muslim Women Fighting to Make the World a Better Place

We’re highlighting the efforts of 3 Muslim women who are working to improve the lives of their fellow sisters through activism, education and social media.

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