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10 Things I Wish For My Daughter

Editor’s note: In this heart-warming ode to her daughter, MusimGirl.com contributor, Nida Siddiq of Naturally Nida, reflects upon lessons and experiences she wishes for her daughter. If you were ever looking for a manifesto on how to raise girls who soar through life with strength, confidence, and kindness, look no further. For more nuggets of…

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Week of 3/29/15: Country Music Kills Muslims

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off. Yet another set of crazy headlines. Enjoy. Week of 3/29/15: The chairman of a branch of the Idaho Republican Party “accidentally” sent out a mass email on Monday. Surprisingly it was offensively anti-Islamic. Unsurprisingly,…

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Week of 3/22/15: The Germanwings Killer Co-Pilot Must Have Been Muslim

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off. The outrageous intensity of headlines just keeps getting worse. It’s like a painfully slow linear upwards trend in between sharp spikes of “Islamic” advertised terrorism. Non-coincidentally, and unsurprisingly, the progression of stupidity is directly…

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Week of 3/08/15: Overflowing White Male Tears for Muslim Women

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off.  Brace yourselves. Here’s this week’s roundup with a side of stupidity, racism, abuse, and ignorance. Enjoy. Week of 3/08/15: Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, announces that the niqab is “rooted in a culture that…

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8 Things to Expect When Being a Muslim Girl

The great thing about the internet is the amount of info-sharing that happens! Recently, I got to read a splendid piece on what it’s like to date Muslim girls as told by a non-Muslim, white Australian man. I was so amazed by his nonexistent professionalism and truth. Granted, there is a disclaimer that mentions his findings come from…

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The Resident Malala

I received this message from a good friend of mine and it put a smile on my face. I mean honestly, you can always put a smile on my face with activism about the girl-child, but even moreso when that activism comes from men. The story of Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old activist fighting for the…

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Losing Weight Through Islam

The Qur’an is truly the perfect book. Not only is it written so beautifully that it’s incomparable by any other book of religion, but it also has… weight loss tips? Didn’t see that coming, did you? :heh: It seems unfair how easy it is to gain weight and how hard it is to lose it….

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Hijab? It Protects the Valuable

When I first started wearing hijab full-time, I didn’t think it was a big deal. I constantly wondered why we had to wear hijab in the first place – after all, I would think to myself, it’s just hair. Wouldn’t it have been more prudent (astughfirullah) to command women to cover their faces, instead? I…