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Author Archives: Nida Haleem

How do people face Islamophobia?

The news is filled with incidents of hate crimes against Muslims. How do they keep facing these challenges? By Nida Haleem Dubai, UAE On May 30, 2015, 31-year old, Tahera Ahmad, the Muslim chaplain and director of interfaith engagement at Northwestern University in Illinois, US, was refused a can of unopened diet coke by an air hostess, because she was ... Read More »

Want to be self-confident? Work on your taqwa!

In a four-part series, The Muslimah Network takes an in-depth look at the connection between taqwa and self-confidence. Part 1: What do psychologists say about developing self-confidence and how does the endless wisdom of Islam inculcate those behaviour patterns in us? In the first of this four-part series, we look at what distinguishes people with high self-esteem from the crowd. By ... Read More »