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Mariam Khan


Mariam Khan is a British writer and activist. She is the editor of It's Not About the Burqa, an anthology of essays by Muslim women.

Book Club: French-Algerian journalist Nabila Ramdani's book 'Fixing France' provides a constructive yet stark critique of the current state of her country, examining how France functions, how it got to where it is today, & offers solutions for change

16 November, 2023

Cambridge Central Mosque has been nominated for the Stirling Prize, awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects for the UK's best new building. Opened this year by the Turkish president, the mosque has been praised for its calming presence.

21 September, 2021

Muslim women with eating disorders often suffer in silence during Ramadan.

22 May, 2020

Ramadan in lockdown still feels fractured, but new creative online spaces and efforts to care for the vulnerable are a testament to thriving community spirit.

19 May, 2020

#IWD2020: This International Women's Day, it's time to celebrate the untold stories of history's boundary-breaking Muslim women.

07 March, 2020

World Hijab Day is a well-intentioned attempt to raise awareness about the prejudices Muslim women face, but is the campaign misguided?

02 February, 2020