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Introducing New Author, Muslimah Writers Alliance Member Asma Zaman
May 15, 2013
London-based law graduate turned writer/activist publishes her first children's book, "Grandma and Grandma Come to Stay", now available for purchase online.

MWA Celebrates International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women
Nov 25, 2012
In 1999 the United Nations General Assembly declared November 25th as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. MWA recognizes this year's anniversary by joining the Say NO — UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign.

MWA Celebrates Ramadan 2012 Blog Project Resounding Success
Aug 23, 2012
"MWA extends Eid greetings to one-and-all, and appreciation to the viewers who supported this year's campaign. May the peace and blessings of Ramadan remain within us until we meet again in 2013, insha'Allah" – MWA Director, Aishah Schwartz

MWA's Janette Grant offers insight on children's book 'Ramadan' by member Farah Kinani
Aug 02, 2012
Some students expressed that it seemed fasting might actually be fun, while others said people who fast are brave. But the observation Ms. Kinani enjoyed hearing the most was that it seemed Muslims were just normal people.

Pre-Order Muslim Women in Britain: Demystifying the Muslimah, by MWA member Dr. Sariya Contractor
Jul 19, 2012
This book discusses many important issues around the role, rights, responsibilities and resilience of Muslim women that resonate in Muslim communities globally – of our collective successes with regard to gender equity and of our failures.

Muslimah Writers Alliance Announces its 3rd Annual Adopt a Ramadan Buddy Campaign - with a Twist!
Jul 19, 2012
If you think fasting for a whole month is easy, guess again! Fasting can be strenuous, but maintaining a commitment to quit smoking is a monumental challenge! Ramadan buddies are there to support and encourage one another.

MWA member Vanessa Rivera asks, Should Chilean banks force ‘no hijab’ on Muslim women customers?
Jul 17, 2012
The freedoms that contribute to crafting the identity of individuals should include the freedom of religion, human rights, freedom of thought and freedom of opinion, including respect for privacy and self-image.

Janette Grant puts the spotlight on MWA member Ruth Nasrullah
Jul 16, 2012
"I have realized that of all the things I have done in my life, practicing Islam is the only one that I didn't do for any reason except that it was right." -Ruth Nasrullah

MWA member Janette Grant asks, "Is Islamic feminism a gender jihad?"
Jul 15, 2012
"Islam is a message for all of humankind so we must support others, women and men, in any struggle that leads to a better society and a better understanding of one another," states MWA member Nasreen Amina.

Muslimah Writers Alliance Author, Fatimah Ashaela Moore Ibrahim Publishes Second Children's Book
Apr 03, 2012
"I Love My Hijab" is a useful learning and teaching tool for girls new to Islam in addition to being an informative explanation for young readers and others who may not have previous knowledge of Islam.

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