Amaliah art class, are you coming? Join @thislakshmi online!

By Selina Bakkar

View this post on Instagram I’m teaching an online workshop next Saturday 4th April @12.30 GMT with @amaliah_com It’s a closed zoom session with time…

The Ultimate Homemade Loaf: A Bread Recipe For Real Life

By Aiysha Malik

Can we take a moment to talk about baking bread at home? The ultimate in homemade comfort, nothing will make you seem more like a…

4 ways to prepare for Ramadan whilst reaping the rewards of Sha’ban

By Selina Bakkar

Islamic months and when they actually occur haven’t been something I have ever really been in tune with, I mean aside from Ramadan I had…

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TWO SENSE; Covid-19 and Capitalism, Isolated Worship + Becoming School Teachers

By The Amaliah Podcast

Welcome back to our fortnightly Two Sense series, in which Selina, Nafisa + Sara,  hit the roundtable to put their two cents on 4 subjects they’d each like to…

6 ways to look after your mental health when you’re working from home

By Muslim Youth Helpline

Sponsored Post Working from home has its perks right? Free coffee, working from your bed, perhaps feeling more independent. But it can also present challenges…

Storing fresh fruit and veg better to last longer

By Selina Bakkar

We were raised in a home which reminded us not to waste food, my father always points to the random grain of rice that finds…

Verses in the Quran that show me “Fa Inni Qareeb”, Allah is near…

By Shanza

Hardships are destined for us all in this life. As slaves of Allah we know that we will be tested- Allah reminds us of this…

Amaliah Nights In is going online

By Amaliah Writes

We’re bringing you Amaliah Nights In online – last year we launched the series with our sold-out event bringing you together over some chilled vibes…

The Power of Movement: Get moving!

By Ashiya Mendheria

  Much of women’s fitness information on the social media world does very little for the health and wellbeing of women. This might be an…

Our history in words: An interview with my mum about her life in Somalia

By Sara Omar

[For transparency, the interview was conducted in Somali and later translated to English. In some instances I have paraphrased in order to provide clarification.] As…

on capitalising on our identities

By Afaf Asad

Leaving a footprint in the sands of time has always been a preoccupation, particularly for those of us who have at one point been occupied.…

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Amaliah Launches A Brand New Daily Podcast Series For The Coronavirus Crisis

By The Amaliah Podcast

Hey everyone! Welcome to Amaliah works from home! Selina, Nafisa and Sara have decided to stream their daily morning meetings where they check in with…

The UK government’s current response to coronavirus has been classist, ableist, and elitist

By Afia Ahmed

Officially declared a pandemic on 11th March 2020 by the World Health Organisation, as of today, the Coronavirus has claimed the lives of approximately 5,500…

Intending to Bloom: “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature”

By Marwa Koker

  I sat cross-legged on the floor, poised and aligned, exhaling as I made room for the words that were about to position its new-found…

The Year of Hobbies: Islamic Illumination with Esra Alhamal

By Rosalind Marshall

At Amaliah, we are calling 2020 the year of fun. A year where we give time to that which gives us joy. We kicked off…

Book Review: Centring Black Narrative- Black Muslim Nobles Among the Early Pious Muslims

By Kawthar

Black Muslim Nobles Among the Early Pious Muslims was written by Dawud Walid an African American imam and Ahmed Mubarak an Islamic educator. The aim of this…

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Motherhood isn’t For Everyone: Honouring the Diversity of the Female Experience

By Fatima Ahdash

The BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme placed a spotlight on an important, highly emotive and (therefore) controversial topic: the mothers who regret deciding to have children.…

The Importance of Recognising the Socio-Economic Context for women on requesting their god given financial rights

By Fatima Ahdash

Over the last couple of days Muslim Twitter, and more specifically British Muslim Twitter, has been engulfed in yet another round of (the seemingly endless)…

Mum Why Are There No Female Prophets? ” Princesses of Paradise & Strong Female Leaders in Islam

By Sumaya Teli

Name two Prophets who didn’t have a father? Hmmm….prophet Adam? Yes awesome! “… aaaaandddd…. I forgot…his name …” Prophet Adam had neither mother not father…

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This book is honouring the work of ‘Aisha (RA) – Here’s our interview with author Nuriddeen Knight

By Amaliah Writes

You may have already heard the buzz around the 40 Hadith of our Mother ‘Aisha (ra), but you’ve got an interview with the author here first!…

The 12 point Muslim Woman’s guide to not getting with an fboy

By Maya Areem

A Muslim woman on Twitter outlined how she felt she had been done over by a Muslim guy, an increasingly more common occurence or perhaps…

Dr. Amra Bone: The UK’s First Female Sharia Council Judge

By Amaliah Writes

With an estimated 30 Shariah courts around the UK according to a study conducted in 2012 in Reading the BBC reported, and the number rising to…

Could you help to reclaim the history of Malcolm X’s time with Muslims in Britain?

By Amaliah Writes

As the fifty-fifth anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination passes, Everyday Muslim has made an appeal to Muslims in Britain and worldwide to help document Malcolm…

The books that helped me before and after marriage

By Mahin Ibrahim

The book, Attached by Dr. Amir Levine and Rachel Heller is the reason why I married my husband. Otherwise, like most of my relationships, I…

3 Books that helped me bring my whole Muslim Self to existence

By Amaliah Writes

Practicing faith in increasingly secular spaces is something that many of us have to grapple with, whether through work, university and student activism in political…

Struggling to connect with the Quran? Tried Quran journalling?

By Hiba Khan

Nothing in the entire universe is as potent, precious or powerful as the words of the Divine. No other words have the power to tear…

4 books written by Muslim Women, read and reviewed

By Amaliah Anonymous

I am going to introduce you to Four Fabulous Fiction Novels by Muslim Women! If you’re looking for something that isn’t about marriage/family drama/romance/friendship struggles/hilarious…

A personal listening guide to the Amaliah Podcast

By Sara

Hey everyone! I thought I’d put together a personal listening guide to the Amaliah Podcast for you since we’ve taken off on lots of exciting…

47% of Muslim women have encountered Islamophobia and discrimination in the workplace, new report finds

By Amaliah Writes

Muslim Women Connect (MWC), who run a mentoring programme to help Muslim women develop their careers has launched a 60-page report titled ‘Empowered Employment: Unlocking…

15 Top travel tips from the Amaliah community

By Amaliah Writes

Each fortnight we put out a poll to the Amaliah Instagram community with the aim to find better answers for all of life’s obstacles, ideas for…

Two Sense; The Muslim Blogger Blueprint, Us vs. Media + Embracing The Ordinary Life

By The Amaliah Podcast

Welcome back to our fortnightly Two Sense series, in which Selina, Nafisa + Sara,  hit the roundtable to put their two cents on 4 subjects they’d each like to…

11 Goal setting tips from the Amaliah community

By Amaliah Writes

Each fortnight we put out a poll to the Amaliah Instagram community with the aim to find better answers for all of life’s obstacles, ideas for…

Sunday Circles: Rajab, Spring, & Fresh Starts

By Sunday Circles

“We are living in a miracle. We inherited this world without knowing how miraculous this world is.” A wise lady said this to us today and…

The year of hobbies: pole fitness with Neda @hijabiluscious

By Nafisa Bakkar

At Amaliah, we are calling 2020 the year of fun. A year where we give time to that which gives us joy. We kicked off…

How to stay happy for others when you’re struggling to get ahead

By Amaliah Anonymous

Being a Muslim woman in Britain in the 21st Century is far from straightforward. We’re adamantly instructed to stay away from the evil glare of…

Are we we killing our spirituality with over indulgence & consumption?

By Hanan

  We are a walking product of our surroundings and what we fill ourselves with.  A few years ago I found myself walking through the…