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‘Women’s March India’ to campaign across India

Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Mar 24, 2019, 10:35 am IST Updated: Mar 24, 2019, 11:06 am IST ‘Women’s March India’ will organize campaigns across India in various cities, towns, villages, talukas on 4th April to give a call to defeat anti-constitution, anti-poor, anti-women forces of hatred.

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Long before Shamima Begum, Muslim women were targets

What progress, if any, have we made in the last decade when it comes to our understanding of Muslim women? I found myself asking this question when the BBC’s Bodyguard won best new drama last month at the National Television awards, having amassed 11 million viewers including 48% of the …

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HC seeks response on plea seeking women’s entry into Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Centre and the Delhi government to respond to a plea seeking directions to allow the entry of women into the sanctum sanctorum of the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah. The court was hearing a plea seeking directions for framing of guidelines …

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This Ramadan, I Didn’t Shame Myself for Being Queer

For Muslims, Ramadan not only means a month of abstaining ourselves from food and drink from sunrise to sunset, but a time of self-reflection as well as a chance to change our bad habits in order to improve our relationship with God. I’ve been doing well so far. I gave …

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Stop Calling Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson’s Mistress

Archaeologists have recently discovered the slave quarters of Sally Hemings, a female slave who lived in President Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello home, and whom Jefferson had six children with, according to many historians and DNA testing. The discovery was part of the Mountaintop Project, a $35 million project which will restore …

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Stop Making Excuses in Casting Roles for the Live-Action Aladdin

It has been reported that Disney is struggling to find stars for the live-action remake of Aladdin. Since March, director Guy Ritchie, casting director Randi Hill, and the studio have been conducting a worldwide search to find the perfect Aladdin and Jasmine. The Hollywood Reporter claims that, “[F]inding a male …

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Boston Launches New Poster Campaign to Fight Islamophobia

Boston launched a new public service initiative this week with the aim of encouraging bystanders to intervene if they witness anti-Muslim harassment. A new poster campaign was launched following an increase of reported hate crimes against Muslims, particularly an incident in which a 34-year-old man was charged for yelling anti-Muslim slurs …

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10 Stores for Your Summer Hijab Needs

It’s hot, ya’ll! Climate change is no joke (looking at you, 45). Unless you are in Antarctica, you are feeling the summer heat by now. While dressing modestly and wearing hijab is such a blessing, it can sure feel like a curse when temperatures soar over 80 degrees. Choosing light fabrics …

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Leading the Resistance: Your Voice Counts

I wrote my first story at six-years-old. It was called “King and Queen” and I was excited to send it to the Reading Rainbow Short Story contest. My love of words, stories, stringing sentences together to form legible thoughts to be conveyed to an audience was innate, I believe. Plus, …

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