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My Journey with Sign 24:31

How the ayah on hijab changed my perspective on being a woman. By Shama F. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia   As a young, enthusiastic girl, exploring and researching things, I was enjoying my life. My parents were very wise and open-minded and they never imposed any undesirable restrictions. They taught me more through their example rather than through admonitions or lectures. ... Read More »

My journey with Sign 2:155

How this ayah from the Qur’an helped me get through the most difficult of times By Shama F. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia بِسْمَ الله الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَلَنَبْلُوَنَّكُم بِشَيْءٍ مِّنَ الْخَوْفِ وَالْجُوعِ وَنَقْصٍ مِّنَ الْأَمْوَالِ وَالْأَنفُسِ وَالثَّمَرَاتِ ۗ وَبَشِّرِ الصَّابِرِينَ And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but ... Read More »

The Muslimah Network’s relaunch event

When we relaunched our website last month, our aim was to make The Muslimah Network a platform for women to speak out and find within this sisterhood a means of solace and a medium to grow. Our relaunch event, organised on April 11, 2015 was a testament to just that vision. The small gathering, put together to mark our humble beginning, ... Read More »

How scientific learning and worldly knowledge can be an Iman booster

For far too long, we have segmented the pursuit of worldly and religious knowledge in our minds and conversations. It is time to embrace both, because appreciating the world around us helps us better appreciate its Creator. By Huda Tabrez Dubai, UAE Let me start by sharing with you two things that fascinate me – language and science. A photograph ... Read More »