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London’s first Muslim mayor and what it means to a young Muslim

May 2016 has been profoundly historical. This is because London’s first-ever Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan has been elected. Mr Khan, a member of the Labour party, secured 1,310,143 votes as opposed to Conservative candidate, Zac Goldsmith, who only gained 994,614 votes. Khan was inaugurated as mayor at Southwark Cathedral. In his victory speech, he expressed, […]

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Wearing Hijaab Was My Choice, Not My Mother’s

In March 2012 I decided to change the way I looked. I began, as a young Muslim woman, to wear a jilbaab after spending the previous 15 years of my life wearing ‘normal clothes’. A jilbaab works with a hijaab, which hides the hair, to form an outer over garment that flows from head to […]

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