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Safiya Alfaris

An independent, progressive Muslim feminist, interested in promoting and supporting the welfare of women through much needed Muslim reform.

Why I am boycotting Hajj

Since we are in the month of Hajj, it feels like the right time to talk about this spiritual journey, which is an obligation for all Muslims able to carry it out. I have family all around me that have…

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Why I removed my hijab for a day

Born in Britain to Lebanese parents with Persian and Meccan heritage, I was brought up within a very conservative and orthodox Muslim family. One could describe my family as being strict Muslim. But for me as a child, it wasn’t…

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