Posts Tagged ‘Mulsim women’

Muslim community want women-only swimming sessions

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Permanent, women-only swimming sessions have been requested in a submission to the city’s council by members of the Islamic community keen to hit the water. It’s a way of embracing the New Zealand lifestyle while adhering to religious requirements that prevent men seeing their bodies, Esra Qatarneh said. Continue reading Related Posts:Climate change approach tips Read more

When a handshake is not welcome…

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

A University of Auckland academic has been sacked after trying to shake a female Muslim student’s hand and then accusing her of sexual discrimination when she refused. “A harsh punishment for a bruised ego I thought, until this morning.,” says journalist Mahvash Ali in an opinion piece published in Stuff. “I am a Muslim woman, a pretty friendly Read more

Kiwi Muslim designer launches modest clothing line inspired by religion

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Kiwi Muslim designer Farheen Hajira said her new line of modest fashion, inspired by religion, would have global appeal. “Fashion is not about skin showing, it’s about style. I want to show the world even covered women can have trendy clothes.” Watch Video Related Posts:COP26: Boris Johnson’s cows remark puts Kiwi science on…Medication alone not enough to Read more

Focus on role of Muslim women

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Reem Ayyub is a Palestinian Muslim. She was born in Kuwait but the family moved to Jordan when she was a child and then to New Zealand when Ayyub was 13. “Muslim women come from different backgrounds and ethnicities and yet we are treated as if we all think the same way. “You often hear Read more