Privilege and Prayer Spaces: An Interview with Hind Makki of Side Entrance

A woman prays at the Dome of the Rock. Photo provided by Hind Makki.

“I am airing dirty laundry, because it needs to get washed” - Hind Makki "Children of Adam, take your pleasantness to every Mosque." (Qur'an 7:31)How often have we as Muslim women been enthusiastic about praying in a new space, and have attended a new masjid only to be discouraged by the lack of accommodation, area or accessibility for female worshippers? How often have we been pleasantly surprised by the well-lit rooms and inviting, comfortable spaces for female worshippers?An int … [Read more...]


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