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#KashmirBleeds: What’s Happening in Kashmir?

On the 4th of August, 2019, Kashmir went dark. The already heavily-militarized region was over-run with troops from the Indian Army, as the Indian government scrapped Article 370, a part of the Indian constitution that allowed the region of Jammu and Kashmir (a historically disputed area between India and Pakistan) to have a separate constitution,…

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Are Men Seriously Still Talking About Abortion?

Disclaimer: the views expressed in this article are strictly those of the writer.  It is with great disappointment that women are yet again having to defend and speak up for their rights. While I can understand both sides to the abortion ban, it is extremely disturbing to know that the government is making the call…

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Afghan Women Are Rocking the Law Scene and We’re Here for It

These past few years, Muslim women have been dominating the workforce! America elected their first Muslim congresswomen, Vogue launched their first cover featuring a hijabi, and now, Afghan women are taking over the judicial side of their government! Afghanistan has been known to have a rough history with women’s rights in the recent past, but that is set to change!…

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My Hijab is for You, Too

Why do you wear the hijab? Muslims and non-Muslims alike have asked me the same question countless times.  While it is true that Islam, in addition to the spiritual enlightenment, has preferred women to wear the hijab for their safety and modesty, there are additional important reasons worth mentioning. I wear the garment for a…