She Speaks We Hear

Bringing women's voices together, unaltered, unadulterated

21st July 2016
by raehspeak
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Jamilla’s tips on dealing with anxiety around exam time (Part 2)

Read Part 1 here. In addition to depression, I was diagnosed with anxiety, which tends to worsen during exams. Even though I take medication for depression and anxiety, I still experience panic attacks before, during and after exams. I wanted … Continue reading

22nd June 2016
by She Speaks We Hear
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From The Mother of The Child Who Broke Your Concentration During Tarawih Tonight

Thank you! To all those people in the mosque who bore with us tonight as my son tried – and failed miserably – to learn the art of serenity in prayer; as he lost his balance multiple times and bumped … Continue reading

21st February 2016
by She Speaks We Hear
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The truth about Muslims and sex slavery: according to the Quran rather than ISIS or Islamophobes.

By Mariam Sheikh Hakim @MariamKSHakim    Like many myths about Islam, the Quran and Muslims, I’ve always heard the worst from Islamophobic extremists and Islamist extremists alike. They tend to share pretty much the same language, online content and perpetuate the … Continue reading

21st June 2015
by She Speaks We Hear
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The Feminine as the Balancing Force; Poetry & Literalism

by Roszeen Afsar @Roszeen The literalist way of thinking among certain Muslims is sad to say the least. I’ve been exposed to it many times, but the most memorable was in my university prayer room. I remember being hauled into … Continue reading

16th June 2015
by aliyazehra
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I got 99 problems, but judging people shouldn’t be one

It’s  difficult to be a Muslim online these days; if you’re not receiving backlash from Islamophobic trolls, then you can definitely rely on your own community to take the position of judge and jury when it comes to your morality. … Continue reading

6th June 2015
by She Speaks We Hear
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The Aliens; Islam & Feminine Spirituality

by Roszeen Afsar  In my previous post; ‘The Smiling Sister; Paintings of Hijab’, I wrote that knowledge of spirituality today is very little, and as such female spirituality is never brought up in discussions on Islam. I was asked why … Continue reading

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