What’s the story behind the name of the project? A rare stroke of inspiration alhamdulillah! We decided to rebrand the website in mid-2018 and I was playing around with words like ‘initiative’ and ‘project,’ but we wanted to signify that the website was something run by, and aimed at Muslim women, without having either of those words in the name. That was when the Al-Qarawiyyin … Continue reading Q&A with Aisha Hasan of The Qarawiyyin Project
Divorce parties among Bidan communities across north-west Africa stoke intrigue in Muslims from other parts of the world where divorce is shunned. Continue reading Until Death Do Us Part?
While traveling is not feasible during the coronavirus pandemic, a strong imagination can take us anywhere we want. Continue reading Ramadan Traditions in the Casbah of Algiers