#OnlineFeminism

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But like any movement, online or on the streets, there will always be ways to improve for the better.” It has been over a week since the world has celebrated International Women’s Day. Yet, the hype of female empowerment has not left our digital presence. From blogs covering stories of influential women to media posts…

The Politicization of Modest Clothing

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Women’s clothing, fashion and dress have been ridiculed for decades. The focus on what we wear and its messages constantly are the basis of how people, specifically women, are judged and controlled within society. Throughout history, there has been a focus on punishing women for wearing revealing clothing or showing too much skin. With the sexual…

Dear Black Girl: A Love Letter to My Younger Self

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February is Black History Month & what some like to call the Month of Love. For me, it is a time of self-reflection as I often find myself reminiscing about the past and contemplating the future.

I recently came across a video I made in Grade 12 for my Media class. The video visualized my personal essay titled “Inner Shards,” and I was so delighted to find it because I thought I had permanently lost the essay due to technological issues. Now a 20-year-old Black woman, watching the video transported me into the past as I listened to then 17-year-old me narrate her story.

So, in the spirit of this month, I would like to share that story with you and dedicate a love letter to my younger self and all the young Black girls reading this.

Hot Girl Summer: 30+ Feminist Books, Podcasts & TV Series to Check Out!

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Whatever your current circumstance is, you can still make this summer your Hot Girl Summer. The summer anthem is all about women empowerment, and there’s never been a more urgent time than this to feel empowered and to empower others.

Using an Intersectional lens, I’ve curated a list of 30+ Feminist Books, Podcasts, & TV Series for you to check out!

Nisa Homes: transitional housing for victims of homelessness and domestic abuse

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Women face insurmountable forms of domestic abuse, poverty, and shelter insecurity. We face struggles involving income, relationship strain, and marginalization. These stem from inequalities birthed form the very nature of our largely mysoginist and patriarchal societies – and Muslim women fit deeper into this intersection. Being a Muslim woman in a western society comes with…