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Discussions surrounding difficult issues within the Muslim community.

Struggling with self-isolation? The...

Guest post by Sara Wazifdar, Trustee, Muslim Youth Helpline

For hundreds and thousands of centuries, face to face interactions and human touch have allowed us to connect, develop deep and meaningful relationships and to understand ourselves...

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4 April

Why Does God Describe Husbands & Wives...

We've all either recited or at least heard the famous verse in Surah al-Baqarah:

"They (women) are garments for you (men) and you are garments for them." [2:187]

What is peculiar about this verse is why Allah chose the word 'libas'...

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30 March

The Story of Lady Aisha: A Woman of...

The contributions of Aisha, the wife of Prophet Muhammad and the daughter of Abu Bakr, cannot be exhausted. ‘Aisha’s entire life was spent pursuing, preserving and bestowing knowledge. She held in her heart the early secrets of the Muslims and...

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27 March

The Power of Sisterhood | #SayItSis

When it comes to acknowledging each other’s differences and fighting for equality, community plays an integral role in working towards a better world for everyone. Sisterhood is one that is widely acknowledged yet extremely undervalued and its...

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5 March

Giving Back Voices to Forgotten Women |...

In honour of this year’s International Women’s Day theme, #eachforequal, muzmatch are exploring the significance of gender equality in the Muslim community today. Our charity partner for IWD 2020 is Forgotten Women, a charity run by women for...

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3 March

10 Muslim Jokes About Valentine's Day

“I’d never Muslim ban you from my heart”

It’s that controversial time of year again (no, not what day fasting starts) but Valentine’s Day! Here’s a roundup of the Muslim internet’s humorous, though cautionary, views on V-Day.

1. It’s...

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10 February

To whom this may concern, you have mail

An frank open letter about intercultural marriage

Salamu’alaykum muzmatch Kings and Queens,

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Zubair, aka Zu, aka @ghetto004 on twitter. “Eww why is that your @?” because I’m your local ghetto...

muzmatch
20 January

How to Survive Christmas as a Muslim

Christmas is one of those topics that Muslims all around the world can have very different opinions on. Some Muslims in the community go all in and embrace the Christmas vibes from putting up a tree to cooking up a huge Christmas (halal) dinner...

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24 December

Tawakkul and the art of dating...

"My alone feels so good, I'll only have you if you're sweeter than my solitude."

― Warsan Shire

Amid the hustle and bustle of modern life, in between demanding jobs and family duties, creating quiet time for ourselves has become...

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8 November

What I've Learned From Halal Dating As...

Written by Nailah Patten

From a respected family, never been married and have no kids.

SWIPE LEFT!

Why?! I hear you ask - because as a divorcee this reads completely differently to me. Instead I imagine a dinner table of...

muzmatch
4 November

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