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Ahed Tamimi: A Face Among Many

Around 2012, a video of a young, blonde, curly-haired girl went viral on the internet, sparking international interest in the ongoing occupation of Palestinians by the Israeli military. The girl raised her fist at a fully-equipped soldier, kicking and slapping him in the face while trying to protect her home and family. Her name: Ahed…

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Read What This Muslim Girl Has To Say About the Hijab

In a Facebook post that’s gone viral recently, Toqa Badran discusses her reasoning for continuing to wear the hijab during a time of extreme islamophobia, and what that means for her. Read below: The hardest part about wearing a hijab, for me, is knowing that if I take it off, almost everyone would applaud me…

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18 Muslim Women to Watch in 2018

As the MuslimGirl.com team reflects on 2017, it means rehashing some truly stressful moments for Muslim women. We lived through he who shall not be named being sworn into office, watched others try to either normalize or deconstruct hate and rape culture, and witnessed White supremacy rekindle on a national stage. At the same time, it’s…

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The First Hijabi Barbie Is Here and Her Skin Color Matters

Written By Muslim Girl Staff, Assata Dela Cruz The internet has been abuzz for days with the news of the release of a hijabi Barbie.  Barbie, a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. since the 1950s, has never had a veiled woman represented until now.  Aside from the usual suspects that…

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Mayor of Charleston Announces Aug. 23 as Reshma Khan Day

The mayor of Charleston, S.C., Mayor John Tecklenburg and his wife Sandy Tecklenburg recently announced Aug. 23 as Reshma Khan Day. Dr. Reshma Khan, a gynecologist and founder of The Shifa Clinic, dedicates her time serving women who are in need of health care but cannot afford it. Khan was also recently awarded a Leadership in Diversity Award. Dr. Khan not…

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Meet the Owner of a New Halal & Organic Meal Delivery Service

A while ago, I found out about a cute hijab company called Framed People, based in Los Angeles, that carries hijabs made with fairtrade fabrics. Recently the founder, 27-year-old Zain Abdullah, co-founded Halal Chef with her husband Rehan Azhar, 26. I was so excited to hear about this because I’m always looking for quality, clean and…

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Meet the Owner of ModernEID & Learn the Latest Eid Decor Trends

In Muslim Girl’s Eid Care Package, subscribers received a ton of goodies from modernEID, including halal gummy bears, gold flash tattoos, cute stickers and an Eid print. I loved everything from modernEID so I decided to talk to the owner and designer, Jomana Siddiqui about her company. She’s a graphic designer and stationery designer based in Orange County,…

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Meet the Woman Behind the First Modest Female Modeling Agency

Before Halima Aden became the first hijab-wearing model to be signed to IMG Models, there was Underwraps, the first Muslim and modest female modeling agency. Created by Nailah Lymus, a 33-year-old designer from Brooklyn, N.Y., its goal is to serve and represent a growing enclave — women who want to model modestly. It was founded…