Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

  Halimah Yacob, a Muslim Malay, will be sworn in today as Singapore’s eighth president after being one of the only candidates that could meet the stringent eligibility rules for the six-year post.   In this particular election, only candidates from the minority Malay group were able to qualify. Malays form just over 13% of […]

A Muslim Woman Made It on the Cover of Time Magazine and People Are Rejoicing

A Muslim Woman Made It on the Cover of Time Magazine and People Are Rejoicing

by Fadila El Karrany

Time magazine recently released pictures from their yet to come issue and people were in for a shock – the good kind – because a Muslim woman made it on their cover for the very first time. Women generally – Muslim women specifically – are rejoicing for this major step forwards in the world of […]

Dubai Airport Celebrates Emirati Women’s Day in the Best Way Possible

Dubai Airport Celebrates Emirati Women’s Day in the Best Way Possible

by Fadila El Karrany

Dubai Airport just released a video in honor of the 3rd annual Emirati Women’s Day. Needless to say, the future of ambitious Emirati women is looking bright.     The ‘Aspiring Women’s Program’ is a new career development program targeting Emirati women in administrative positions and the role of future women in the aviation field […]

The Fitness Beast: Everything You Need to Know About Heba Ali

The Fitness Beast: Everything You Need to Know About Heba Ali

by Noha Khalifa

Meet Heba Ali, the Arab-American She-Hulk with a passion for fitness that is transforming lives and propelling her into entrepreneurship.   The New Jersey resident isn’t your everyday, run-of-the-mill personal trainer. Why, you say? Well, Ali does things differently. In this article, we’ll give you some reasons as to why we believe she is an […]

Egyptian Woman Redefining Gender Roles While Driving 18-Wheeler Truck

Egyptian Woman Redefining Gender Roles While Driving 18-Wheeler Truck

  “Home is a woman’s kingdom, but my kingdom is my profession,” Om Khaled says in an interview.     In this day and age, people still joke about the misconception that women can’t drive. Not only is that statement untrue, but Om Khaled is a living proof that women can drive better than men. […]

Skinny-Shaming Is a Real Problem and It Needs to Stop Now

Skinny-Shaming Is a Real Problem and It Needs to Stop Now

by Nadia Ali

“Enty rofaya3a awi, me7taga takli shwaya‘’ is a sentence that I have heard over and over again through out my life, whether at the gym, with my friends, or at a family gathering; as if suddenly people advising me to “akol shwaya” will make me ‘’me2alwaza w merabraba’’ because being skinny is just too ugly […]

We Asked 15 ‘Other Women’ How They Felt, and Here Is What They Said

We Asked 15 ‘Other Women’ How They Felt, and Here Is What They Said

When someone says ‘Other Woman’ people often have a stereotypical image in mind; an obscene seductress that has no respect for herself nor for other. The truth is, however, not so simple.   While we wish that evil and good people were as easy to tell apart as the colors black and white, this is […]

Meet the Saudi Women That Are Literally Cycling Their Way to Empowerment

Meet the Saudi Women That Are Literally Cycling Their Way to Empowerment

The Arab world is a very odd, yet interesting region. Where else in the world would you read an article about women riding bicycles as a major step towards women’s rights. But alas, women doing the most simplest of activities like riding bicycles might be considered an actual taboo breaking headline.     Last year, […]

You’ll Want to Miss Your Flight the Next Time You’re in the UAE 

You’ll Want to Miss Your Flight the Next Time You’re in the UAE 

Written By: Abdulhameed Afifi

  When one misses their flight, it’s usually not a pleasant moment; this lucky passenger, however, begs to differ.     UAE’s Sharjah police department has just pampered a Russian woman after she missed her flight at the airport, with th a luxurious hotel room and a car to transport her to the airport with her […]

Woman Allegedly Harassed for Wearing Burkini in Sahel

Woman Allegedly Harassed for Wearing Burkini in Sahel

Via Sarah El Amry When will this ever come to an end? The bikini vs. burkini fight has been invading Egypt’s beaches for the past three years, and we have had enough.   The bikini folks don’t want the burkinis material contaminating their pools, and consistently expect them to stick to ladies-only beaches. On the […]

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