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Lyba Mansoor and her mother

My Mother’s Love

When a man came to the Prophet and said, ‘O Messenger of God! Who among the people is the most worthy of my good companionship? The Prophet said: Your mother. The man said, ‘Then who?’ The Prophet said: Then your mother. The man further asked, ‘Then who?’ The Prophet said: Then your mother. The man…

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7 Muslim Girls Talk About Their First Time Fasting

Let’s be real, people: fasting ain’t easy for the faint of heart. Scratch that. Fasting just ain’t easy. Periodt. So, whenever someone chooses to do it willingly, for the first time, we admire them for their sacrifice. Whether it’s to join their Muslim friend in solidarity for the month of Ramadan, or because they are…

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Meet the 2021 Class of Muslim Women to Watch

We are honored to return with our annual Muslim Women to Watch list spotlighting the Muslim women doing the work shaping our communities. We asked you to nominate the Muslim women inspiring your world in 2021. From your feedback, the Muslim Girl editors selected 12 powerhouses who have uplifted all of us through their hard…

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12 Muslim Women Warriors You Should Know

As you may know from reading the Quran — because we know you’re diligently reading all Ramadan, right?! — women have an entire chapter of the Quran dedicated to them. Women are elevated in Islam and hold a high status, despite the stereotypes and tropes of the “oppressed Muslim woman.” Ali Olomi, a professor and…

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5 Common Misconceptions About Ramadan and Women

As Ramadan is now upon us, more than a billion Muslims around the world have now completed their first few fasts of 2021. This year, like last year, is unlike any other Ramadans we have observed pre-pandemic. Pandemic aside, this month in our Islamic calendar has been made more notable because of the rewards we…

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10 Muslim Women Share Their Ramadan Resolutions

Ramadan is like a fresh start for so many of us. We asked the #MuslimGirlArmy what their Ramadan resolutions are for this year. We received some amazing responses, so of course we had to share! Check out their beautiful intentions for this Ramadan below. @pure_perseverance: To learn the Quran more and be more comfortable wearing…

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9 Ramadan Tips for Our Non-Muslim Friends

Ramadan officially starts today, which means Muslims begin fasting for an entire month. Allow me to share some tips for all our non-Muslim friends reading this, in case you’ve had some pressing questions that you’d like to ask a real-life actual Muslim. I call this my “Ramadan Muzzie Manual.”  This is practical advice. For starters,…

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10 Tweets About #MuslimWomensDay You Should Read

This past Saturday was Muslim Women’s Day — our fifth annual one! We rounded up some of our favorite tweets about Muslim Women’s Day. Check them out below. @halima_begum reminds us why Muslim Women’s Day is so important @a_leesha reminds Muslim women to step into their power and continue speaking up about issues that matter…