Friday Links

Friday Links October 9, 2015

Sara Niroobakhsh “illustrates with artistry the ongoing conflict between the desires and ambitions of Iranian women stripped of agency in a man’s world.”

Bake Off winner Nadiya has “done more for British Muslim women than politicians”

Puteri Hasannah Karunia is a popular Indonesian fashion blogger trying to change stereotypes of muhajjabas.

77 female lecturers sue Cairo University President, Gaber Nassar, for banning niqab among staff

Deeyah Khan writes that “women in the Muslim world have been resisting extremism on the ground for decades – as community members, as family members, as professionals and as activists”

Speed dating goes halal in Muslim-majority Malaysia

Malcolm X’s daughter Ilyasah Shabazz calls for Muslim parents to protect kids from radicalisation

A photoshopped satiric image of Angela Merkel in hijab sparks wider refugee debate in Germany

Sarah Harvard points out that “there are many, many social justice issues Muslim-American women face every single day” that have nothing to do with headscarves.

Irene Zempi and Imran Awan were funded by Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks (Tell MAMA) Project to examine online and offline experiences of anti-Muslim hate crime in the UK.

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