muslim women

Jul 6, 2018
Woman in hijab stands in store surrounded by mannequins in hijabs. Photo: Mulia Sjahrusjiam/Flickr

What misogyny looks like when you wear a hijab

Monia Mazigh
The dehumanization of Muslim women is ingrained in people's imagination. And the common, simplistic and wrong perception that the hijab is a symbol of oppression is still alive and thriving.
Sep 6, 2016

Contextualizing the burkini/bikini debate

Feminist Current
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Natasha Bakht about the burkini, veiling, and how this debate impacts Muslim women.
Apr 11, 2016

Combating Islamophobia in Media

Needs No Introduction
A presentation by rabble at the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House in Vancouver about how Islamophobia has permeated the news cycle and how we can move forward.
Apr 8, 2016

How to combat Islamophobia in the media

Alyse Kotyk
Combatting Islamophobia in media was the focus of a panel discussion in Vancouver. Urooba Jamal, Itrath Syed and Sunera Thobani shared their firsthand experiences and solutions on how to move forward.
Apr 16, 2015

Do Muslim women need saving?

This is the question author Lila Abu-Lughod poses in her book exploring the lives of Muslim women. The answer isn't as obvious as some would like us to believe.
Mar 11, 2015

When Harper created a 'culture that is anti-women'

Fatima Syed
If I were in a position to give advice to Harper and his government I would say this: hear the voice behind the niqab, and know that she is just as Canadian as anyone in the House of Commons.
Sep 7, 2014

How 9/11 changed the lives of Muslim women

The F Word
A rebroadcast of an interview originally aired last September by Ellie Gordon-Moershel, created as part of Pacifica Radio's 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York.
Jul 11, 2014

Lean In: A fairy-tale in a fantasy land

In her book "Lean In," Sheryl Sandberg is talking to a small, restricted "girls' club." Although it's a fine discussion, it forgets all the other women who are in another world.

Letters to Khadijah: #‎salaamyyz‬

Jul 25, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
We are so excited to announce our first event in Eastern Canada! Letters to Khadijah will be a chance for Muslim women where we can safely connect, share our stories and explore our identity.

Book Launch: Mirrors and Mirages by Monia Mazigh

Dec 4, 2014 to Dec 5, 2014
Ben McNally Books
366 Bay Street
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 3.3876" N, 79° 22' 52.5216" W
Ontario CA
The Tessellate Institute presents the official Toronto book launch of Monia Mazigh’s debut novel, Mirrors and Mirages.
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