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Opinions

Nothing ’neutral’ about the hijab ban

Prompted by the case of a G4S receptionist in Belgium who was fired for wearing a headscarf after three years of employment, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled last week that ‘workplace bans on the wearing of ‘any political,…

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Interviews and Reviews

Film, feminism, sexuality and Pakistan

Filmmaker Anam Abbas doesn’t subscribe to self-victimisation. It’s a topic that springs up regularly in her work though. In fact, whether it’s her feature documentary, Zunn: Showgirls of Pakistan, or the popular web series, Ladies Only, Abbas positions her protagonists…

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Opinions

Muslim Fuckboys

Muslim women have always been victims of criticism, from Muslim men and non-Muslims alike. On one end, we get criticism for ‘not being Muslim enough’ and on the other end, looked at like we are ‘oppressed’ and need saving. My…

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Opinions

Sri Lankan Muslim Women: Unequal before the law

In the South Asian region, issues with regard to Islamic law especially on family matters, has been frequenting newsfeeds lately. In India, the conversation and discussion on Muslim family law reforms is robust and vibrant, with groups such as Bharatiya Muslim…

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