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Discussions surrounding difficult issues within the Muslim community.

The Anti-Black racism when it comes to...

Let's not beat around the bush - as a British Muslim of Pakistani origin, I know first hand that both Asians and Arabs can be incredibly racist towards their own kind, however unashamedly more so towards those who are Black.  

Let’s first...

muzmatch
6 June

Lockdown Eid: Tips on Spending Eid at...

For many of us around the world, Eid is going to be a lonelier experience this year. With most countries still in somewhat of a lockdown, we've got to adapt like we did for Ramadan.

Despite not being able to pray together in the Mosque, or...

muzmatch
21 May

Living Harmoniously In A Lockdown

You’ve always known that the road to a happy relationship is long — but nothing tests your love more than facing your husband or wife 24/7, round the clock, in an enclosed space with only so many rooms to separate you.

So, let’s cut to it ...

muzmatch
8 April

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...

muzmatch
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'...

muzmatch
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...

muzmatch
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...

muzmatch
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...

muzmatch
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...

muzmatch
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

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