The 11 things Muslim men should absolutely not include in their dating bio according to this Muslim woman.

By Amaliah Writes

We couldn’t help but share these tweets by @shaybna3na3 on what not to include in your dating bio. Finding a partner can be tough, guys…

Social Media led me to become envious of peoples ‘highlights’

By Wardah Abbas

We all have that moment in our lives. Our friend shares some good news. We say and do all the right things and express happiness…

Reflections on visiting Sudan: A country of love living in fear…

By Magoo

As a British Sudanese, whenever I’m asked where I originate from, I willingly reply, ‘Sudan’. We hold a reputation built on loyalty, honesty and kindness,…

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Two simple steps to your hair transformation

By Amaliah Glo'

With the stresses and commitments of every day life and work, it’s hard to fit in a beauty routine that meets all your needs of…

We can amplify our duas by learning Allah’s names

By Afshan Iqbal

“And Allah’s names are the best names, so call on Him and leave those who violate the sanctity of His names. They shall be recompensed…

How to start a book club – a 10 step guide

By @sofia_reading

The benefits of reading are well known by most of us; it can increase our understanding of the world, open up new horizons, reduce stress,…

Sweeping Mental Health issues under the prayer mat…Can our Mosques do more?

By The Lantern Initiative

   A woman tentatively walks into her local mosque, she wants to consult the Imam, she has a newborn baby and is feeling exhausted, overwhelmed,…

The Cost of Conversion: Defining and Illustrating experiences of Islamophobia amongst Female Converts to Islam (FCI)

By Soraya Beg

   ‘Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me!’ (The Christian Recorder of March 1862, Wikipedia). Equally words can devastate…

How to recognise financial abuse and what can be done about it

By Sisters Magazine

I was a victim of domestic violence and abuse myself from 2000-2013, but you could say that it hasn’t really stopped. Even after the divorce,…

Muslimah Dating Diaries: Dear Wealthy Waqas

By Another dating Muslimah

Dear Wealthy Waqas, I think you thought my pupils dilated when you told me how much you earn annually, I honestly just had something in…

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It’s arrived! Our brand new sex series on the Amaliah Podcast

By Sara

  It’s arrived! Amaliah.com are excited to announce the release of our brand new series, ‘Lights On – with Angelica Lindsey-Ali’, on the Amaliah.com Podcast.…

How to nurture confidence and self-assurance in our daughters

By Aiysha Malik

Strong Girls. Smart Girls. Rebel Girls. Rule The World Girls. We are living in a moment where every month seems to bring with it a…

Autism & Islam: Will My Sister Grow Up to be Muslim?

By Aeesha Yusuff

Worrying about children is a bitter-sweet side effect of Parenting (or being a first born in an African household). “What will they grow up to…

Muslims and Mortgages: The lived reality of Muslims

By Nafisa Bakkar

Growing up, I never knew much about interest and it’s rulings on our finance within the framework of Islam. But in time I saw Islam…

My mothers youth: An interview 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…

My thoughts: We aren’t meant to do motherhood alone, women do need other women

By Sarah Yataghane

We know that it takes a village to raise a child, we’ve read all the articles, digested all the quotes and we deeply feel the…

Book review: A Temporary Gift by Asmaa Hussein

By Shoohada Khanom

Would you believe me if I told you I’ve read this book twice, yes twice! You know, some books are hard to review because you…

Muslimah Dating Diaries: Dear Disorganised Dean…

By Another dating Muslimah

Dear Disorganised Dean, I’m not sure how to approach this, it is not every day you come across a grown man that doesn’t know how to…

Finding a husband: “Ultimately bearing in mind that Allah is the responder to our calls.”

By Bareka Rahman

My short reflection Unfortunately we live in a time where it’s difficult to navigate the road to finding a suitable spouse because of cultural expectations,…

Beekeeping: Understanding the God given role of being a guardian of the earth

By Eman Yusuf

Early this year I decided to say yes to more things, so when my friend told me there was a weekend beekeeping course happening near…

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…

“If you don’t know your rights, we won’t ask for them to be given to you” my reflection of the screening of The Judge

By Kawthar

I went to see the amazing screening of The Judge at Lush X with Amaliah.  Who knew Lush had a film festival? And in true…

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…

Exploring the history of Kerbala as a sensory experience

By The Rogue Muslim

My condolences to you on the Martyrdom of the grandson of the Holy Prophet (SAW), his family, and companions.  Muharram marks the first month in…

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…

How to make bone broth and what’s the hype about?

By Ashiya Mendheria

With the popularity of the Palaeolithic diet which purports the diet of our hunter-gatherer ancestors, bone broth has made a great comeback, strutting its incredible…

How Symbolic is the colour green in Islam? The science of light and colour

By Sisters Magazine

Islam has long been associated with the colour green. Green was our beloved Messenger’s (SAW) favourite colour to wear and he (SAW) was buried in…

Short read: Understanding and Navigating Dyslexia and the Neuro-diverse Spectrum as a Muslim Counsellor

By Tahirah Yasin

My experiences have helped me to discover that we are all working to do our best with the challenges we face. Hiding or ignoring learning…

Two teenagers start a non-profit organisation to increase books with female Muslim characters in libraries

By The Girls of Crescent

Mena and Zena Nasiri, aged 14 and 16 respectively are two American Muslim girls from Michigan who love to read but found themselves struggling to…

Is it time to record our experiences at the mosque as Muslim women?

By Haleema Akhtar

I remember encountering my first ever protest at a mosque and leaving the space feeling disheartened. In a place where the remembrance of God should…

11 Self-Care tips and habits for PMS symptoms

By Ashiya Mendheria

Watch our short video on Ashiya’s article here: View this post on Instagram PMS IS NOT A LIE 📣 – Here are 6 of 11…

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…

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Being Black in a Muslim School: Racism and the importance of training for teachers to understand Prejudice

By Safa Brown

In the sixth grade, my community opened a Muslim school, which I attended with my siblings until I graduated. We were one of the founding…

When even one of the most holiest sites in Islam could not provide comfort: suicide, mental health, & stigmas

By Sara Allouche

TRIGGER WARNING: THIS POST DISCUSSES SUICIDE This article was written shortly after the death in 2018. We have brushed this issue under the carpet for…

In Maryam’s footsteps: Preparing for natural childbirth

By Wardah Abbas

As I fiddle with the keyboard, I begin to recall the first rush of adrenaline I experienced the very day I saw the ‘show’ indicating…

Talking To Your Family About Your Mental Health

By Aaisha Muhammad

According to WHO, 1 in 4 people will suffer from a mental health issue at some point in their lives. That’s a pretty huge statistic,…