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…

skincare

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 out-of-body experience and look…

Thick Love

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…

podcast

The Amaliah Podcast is now Award Winning!

By The Amaliah Podcast

Alhamdulilah, we have just won Grassroots Production of the year at the Audio Production Awards 2019. Nafisa & Sara attended the award ceremony at Southbank…

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)…

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…

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)…

lights on

Your Sex Q’s Answered on Episode 2 of Lights On, With Angelica Lindsey-Ali

By The Amaliah Podcast

Sex, intimacy and female pleasure within the context of Islam. These aren’t all too often talked about subjects within the muslim community. So we’ve brought…

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…

small talk podcast

Small Talk With Suhaiymah M. Khan: The Dehumanisation of Muslims and Why Islamophobia isn’t a Phobia

By The Amaliah Podcast

“So we would think that being British is perhaps a citizenship – an identity, that perhaps if you have a passport then you are British…but…

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…

vitamin k skincare

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…

How to answer: Why aren’t you fasting? Why aren’t you praying? Where do babies come from? for kids

By Sumaya Teli

We all know how loaded this question is and, if unprepared, answering can be awkward, to say the least. Yet, it’s not just young children who…

5 Reasons Boris’s language is dangerous & divisive

By Amaliah Writes

As Boris launches his leadership campaign many begin to look back at the comments he has made about and against Muslim women, Black men and…

Our Faith & The Men Who Break It…

By Sana Saeed

This piece has been republished with permission by Sana Saeed, it was originally published on Medium. Writers Disclaimer: I am not someone who experienced any abuse;…

The Hampstead Kitchen Recipes: Za’atar & Rose Baby Chicken

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…

Muslim Twitter reacts to Apple TV’s latest show #HalaMovie

By Amaliah Writes

This week Apple TV tweeted the trailer to it’s new Apple Original film Hala, a coming of age story of a young Muslim girl. Hala…

jade roller

Jade Rollers for your skin – myth or legend?

By Amaliah Glo'

At Amaliah Glo’, we’re trying our best to bust myths and get you the glowing skin you deserve, and so if you haven’t checked out…

The anti-female sexuality rhetoric and body positivity – In conversation with Sainabou Hydara 

By Amaliah Writes

Sainabou Hydara is a 21-year-old student, self-titled your local angry black woman. Alongside her academic studies, she has been involved with a number of feminist organisations…

Vogue accused of glamourising the work of Counter Terrorism workers

By Amaliah Anonymous

A recent article published by British Vogue was called out for glamourising the work of those working in counter terrorism, the article titled  “The Women…

Who does Islamic finance benefit in todays society?  The capitalists?

By Maryam Ismail

Islamic economy has less to do with halal and haram; it is more about community and responsibility. Capitalism: Risk and Hedges The Islamic finance system,…

This Mosque based treatment centre helps Muslim addicts

By Amaliah Writes

The Zulu Islamic Treatment Institute is a Muslim focussed drug treatment centre which aims to rehabilitate drug addicts using a faith centred approach. Based at…

What is seed cycling and how can it help your hormone health?

By Ashiya Mendheria

Nature has given us a series of small but mighty seeds that can help promote hormonal balance. Organic, raw pumpkin, flax, sesame and sunflower seeds…

exfoliation

Conquer your clogged pores with this exfoliation routine

By Amaliah Glo'

One of the most common recommendation requests I get from friends are products that will make your skin brighter, more even and ‘less bumpy’. These…

Dear Boris Johnson…Signed, A Veiled Muslim Woman.

By Mariya bint Rehan

Dear Boris Johnson, I, a Muslim woman, watched the paltry defence of your puerile and vile comments regarding veiled Muslims to Beth Rigby, with the…

Ohio High School Athletic Association rules their actions “wrong” in disqualification of a runner wearing hijab

By Selina Bakkar

View this post on Instagram Noor AbuKaram (a cross country athlete) was disqualified from running by the Ohio High School Atheletic Association for wearing a…