International Muslim Women’s Day

International Muslim Women’s Day

With the national conservation taking place around the Muslim ban in United States and around the world, it is time to hear from the Muslim community who are not often given a chance to speak. For the first time in history, MuslimGirl.com has teamed up with various media organizations to designate March 27th as “International Muslim Women’s Day”.

The website, MuslimGirl.com is started by Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, is a platform for Muslim women to voice their opinion on various issues. International Muslim Day marks a day of celebration and recognition of Muslim women. Muslimgirl.com has teamed up with websites like NYLON, Teen Vogue and Refinery29 to share Facebook live videos and stories about Muslim women, right from activism and fashion design to ally-ship are shared on social platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook.

On March 27th, “International Muslim Women’s Day” is celebrated by encouraging people to participate in three different ways, posting a message of solidarity along with #MuslimWomensDay, sharing stories and videos on social media, and retweeting and amplifying the voice of Muslim women.

This day is all about celebrating Muslim women throughout the world and acknowledging all of their amazing work and contributions toward society and the diversity of their experiences.

-    Akhila Kakarala
Pic courtesy: http://muslimobserver.com