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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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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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VIDEO: Her Name Was Nabra

A few days ago, I was at dinner with a couple of friends when one suddenly asked, “Are you afraid to be in public with your hijab?” It was the first time someone ever asked me that question in the decade that I’ve adorned a hijab. I paused, thinking for …

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#HalalPaint is Coming to the UK

If you haven’t already heard about MuslimGirl.com’s collaboration with ORLY to create the #HalalPaint collection, let me fill you in — it’s a nail varnish that is vegan, cruelty free and made from 100 percent halal ingredients that includes argan oil and vitamin C. And the best part: the lacquer is …

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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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Filipino Military Might Use Muslim ID Badges Against Counterterrorism

Military in Central Luzon, a city in the Philippines, is considering the possibility of enforcing Muslim ID badges as a counterterrorism method. According to Chief Superintendent Aaron Aquino, the identification cards will serve as a way to single out terrorists and other undesirable individuals. He reported that the method has …

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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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