Do what you can to help, for Allah will ask what you did not how much…

By Selina Bakkar

Once there was a little bird (Ababeel) that lived during the times of Prophet Abraham (Hazrat Ibrahim AS). When Prophet Abraham (pbuh) was thrown into…

Now is the time to organise, a letter to my sisters

By Maz Halima

Salaam sisters. The worst has happened, but I wanted to write to you and encourage you to continue to keep the faith in a better…

Qur’anic Reflections: Surah 99, Al Zalzalaha (The Earthquake) – PART 2

By Sunday Circles

Part 1 discussed verses 1-5 of Surah 99, ‘The Earthquake’.  In those verses, the focus is on the turmoil facing the Earth on the Day…

The Muslim Vote: What is tactical voting and how to do it

By Maya Areem

This year British people will take to the polls to vote in the general election. Research, by MEND, has been released this week revealing that…

Amaliah: Nights in

By Selina Bakkar

Over the last 4 years, Amaliah has worked to create space online and offline for Muslim women to come together. You’ve seen the Amaliah community…

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…

Do You Know the Plight of the Uyghur Muslims in China?

By Israa Abid

This article and video were created in 2018. All tweets represent the current situation in 2019… China has a population of over 1.4 billion people; there are…

A FLY Girl’s guide to University is here and it’s what every student of colour needs

By Amaliah Writes

A FLY Girl’s Guide to University has arrived, reading over the name and purpose of the book we are glad that it’s finally arrived and for…

On losing a dear friend suddenly…reflections on loss and life

By Amaliah Anonymous

The way life can change instantly is hard to comprehend sometimes. We tend to go through the motions of everyday life and within a split…

20 recommended reads from 2019 to take into 2020

By Amaliah Writes

As some of us scramble to the beat of “new year, new me” I like to take things at my pace as always and look back…

The Moro people of the Philippines: the 400 Year struggle for Independence

By Amaliah Writes

Who are the Moro? The Philippines has a population of Muslims, comprised of 13 indigenous groups known as the Moro, or Bangsamoro. They comprise 5% of…

It’s Okay to Not Live an Insta-perfect Life

By Sajidah Ali

Sometimes I turn to my husband and ask, ‘how are you?’ His answer is often always the same, he is doing well, praise be to…

The Hampstead Kitchen Recipes: Roasted Beetroot Yogurt Dip

By The Hampstead Kitchen

Welcome to our series with Saima Khan at The Hampstead Kitchen. Saima has cooked for the likes of Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and The Obamas. Her…

What I will remember about Kashmir…

By Amaliah Anonymous

It will be a love story.  A late morning walk when the sky was pearls and drifting puffs of white, and the grass a rush…

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To Tone or Not To Tone? A Must Have Skin-Care Step

By Amaliah Glo'

Toning gets a lot of slack, mainly because it’s not easy to hone down how effective it really is when it’s thrown in with a…

HOME: The play about a first generation Somali family in London

By Asiya

” Side eYe productions’ play portrays Somali women in their most authentic state. “ Presented at Broadway in Barking town hall which is a venue…

The Evolving Art of Forgiveness: Why there is strength in forgiveness

By Nazish Minhas

I recently had a row with someone close to me. The kind of row where, if I were to have an outer body experience and…

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Bee like a Bee: Products for the season

By Ashiya Mendheria

There are over a few hundred types of bees in the UK and they are all crucial in maintaining the balance of the Earth’s ecosystem.…

Will You Answer the Call? A Review of the Novel Bird Summons by Leila Aboulela

By Maryam Ismail

“Realise the goodness you have and not only hold on to it, but do all that you can to make it better.“ I hope no…

Rosehip seed facial oil recipe in time for winter

By Seeds of Selma

*Note:Do a test patch first to ensure that your skin does not have a reaction to the oil! The skin The skin is the largest…

Are we celebrating the many women of our community adequately?

By Safura Houghton

At this time of year as more young Muslim women have graduated from university and set foot onto the path towards employment and career choices,…

Beautiful skin made easy with these DIY fixes

By Amaliah Glo'

DIY skincare has long been a beloved pitstop on the journey to good skin for many. In the weeks of the year (usually in January)…

Overcoming my trials and tribulations for salaah

By Tahmina Begum

As Muslims, we are taught that prayer is a part of our five pillars and essential for a Muslim lifestyle. Duas are a key part…

This Muslim man is using dating apps to get Muslim women to register to vote

By Amaliah Writes

As the general election approaches on the 12th December, many have been encouraging the masses to register to vote, from highlighting all the different people…

Mosques are setting up voter registration drives to increase the #MuslimVote

By Amaliah Writes

As the 2019 general elections loom closer Mosques in the UK have been holding voter registrations drives with the help of the Muslim Council of Britain. The…

The Hampstead Kitchen Recipes: Aubergine, Chickpea & Chargrilled Halloumi Stew 

By The Hampstead Kitchen

Welcome to our new series with Saima Khan at The Hampstead Kitchen. Saima has cooked for the likes of Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and The…

5 Autumn & Winter Walks in London

By Sarah Yataghane

When you live in the grey city sometimes connecting with nature helps your soul, there’s more to London than meets the eye! As Autumn hits…

So life didn’t go to plan…

By Saima Vohra

I remember when I used to sit round in a circle with my friends at secondary school over many lunchtimes mapping out our lives. We…

Find Out How to get your book published with the Amaliah podcast

By Amaliah The Podcast

Amaliah had the pleasure of collaborating with Waterstones Gower Street for our premiere live event, Amaliah x Waterstones Presents; How To Get Published. Chaired by…

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)…

What is Mawlid and How Did Muslims Celebrate It Across the world?

By Amaliah Writes

For anyone who doesn’t know, Mawlid or Mawlid al-nabi al-Sharif which literally translates to the “birth of the prophet” is an annual celebration of the birthday…

4 Organisations that can help if you’ve been a victim of Islamophobia

By Israa Abid

What is Islamophobia? “An exaggerated, irrational fear, hatred and hostility towards Islam and Muslims perpetuated by negative stereotypes resulting in bias, discrimination and marginalisation of…

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The Dehumanisation of Muslims and Why Islamophobia isn’t a Phobia | Small Talk Ep.2 In With Suhaiymah M. Khan

By Amaliah The Podcast

We’re back with our much anticipated second episode of Small Talk – a podcast digest at Amaliah Voices that will answer some hard hitting questions on some…

10 Books to understand how islamophobia became a global industry

By @sofia_reading

As the dust settles from the New Zealand attacks, I hope everyone will not let these events go by in vain and will actively resist…

Zulfat Suara promises to be an advocate and a voice for the disenfranchised and dispossessed

By Amaliah Writes

Over the weekend, Zulfat Suara became the first Muslim to join the Metro Nashville Council, Zulfa of Nigerian heritage is an accountant by profession and currently…

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Vitamin K is the secret to combating Winter Skin Blues…

By Amaliah Glo'

We’ve been talking a lot about getting your glow on here at Amaliah, and while it’s definitely doable to achieve glowing skin at any time…