Zahra Butt is the first Muslim woman to have been certified as an ABA boxing coach (Amateur Boxing Association) in the UK. Ms. Butt runs Box Smart where she coaches women who have suffered from … [Read more...]
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The MOST Story Bank is a live archive of stories on the most current events, people and cultural perspectives of Muslims in America and around the world. With writers in mind, MOST carefully selects story-driven news from the most reputable published sources.
Leila Ali Elmi has made history as the first East African, Muslim woman and Somali to be voted into the Riksdag (as the Swedish parliament is referred). Face2Face Africa reports that Ms. Elmi ran … [Read more...]
Though there have been previous instances of Muslim women taking part in the qualifying rounds of the Miss England pageant, this year 20-year old-law student Sara Iftekhar became the first hijabi … [Read more...]
In light of the Driver Ban lifting in Saudi Arabia and other Women's Rights gains across the Middle East and North Africa, scholars Benjamin G. Bishin and Feryal M. Cherif ask some pertinent … [Read more...]
Muslim and Christian women have come together for interfaith walks in Glasgow's Queens Park to discuss their lives and faith. Reverend Susan Brown's organized these walks to encourage diverse people … [Read more...]
Sylvia Chan-Malik is a scholar of American and gender studies at Rutgers University. She was raised in Northern California by Chinese immigrants who were culturally Buddhist but not religious. In … [Read more...]
In high school, Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir set the state record for the highest all-time high school basketball scorer (for both men and women). She then went on to play ball for the University of Memphis in … [Read more...]
Yahoo Lifestyle conducted a recent survey interviewing 216 American Muslim women about their beauty habits and attitudes, and here are their findings: 92% of Muslim women regard themselves as … [Read more...]