Muslim Youth

Sep

30

EventsMuslim YouthPersonal Development

My Learnings from WIEF Young Fellows 2016

More than 20 participants from all over the world converged in Singapore for the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Young Fellows 2016 last September 17-25, 2016. The WIEF Young Fellows is an initiative of WIEF Young Leaders Network (WYN) that ...

Jun

26

Islamic ReflectionsMuslim YouthRamadan

My Ramadhan Reflections: A Personal Context

Ramadhan is indeed on its final third portion. And I am as saddened as any Muslim who loves this month so much. If there is such a feeling that I want the most, it is the feeling of extensive worship ...

Jun

01

Islam 101Muslim YouthRamadan

Welcoming Ramadhan

In roughly five days, Ramadhan will be knocking on our doors and give hope both for the pious and the sinner. Muslims around the world are already setting up their minds and intentions for the month of sacrifice. Here are ...

Oct

11

Muslim Youth

10 Things 20-something Muslimah Should Not Worry About

We are so curious about what the future has for us. We worry a lot about the future. So, we navigate the future by becoming more adult than we are and securing ourselves for the future. At 20-something, we thrive ...

Aug

05

Muslim YouthThe Hijabi

The Purpose of the Hijab

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem. Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu.   Hijab, why do we – Muslim women – have to cover ourselves like; our hair, body shape, etc? What is the purpose of wearing a scarf around our heads? And ...

Jun

17

Let's Eat OutMuslim YouthThe Hijabi

The Fasting Challenge

Last 2013, one of my college best friends, Sol, who is a Christian joined me for fasting for one day during Ramadhan. At first, I was skeptical about her joining me. As she would say, it was one of the items in ...

Jun

03

LifestyleMuslim YouthThe HijabiWhat's New

Islamophobia and the Social Media

Assalamu alaikum. Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem. I have been a netizen ever since I discovered internet back when I was in primary school. I started blogging in 2007 when Friendster blogs was still the thing! In those many years of using ...

May

13

Islamic ReflectionsMuslim YouthPersonal Development

On Living My Own Story

My name is Najmah. I’m 21 years old. Today, I want to share with you my story about what it feels like giving up the things people expect from me to do the things I love. This is about living ...

May

11

Islamic ReflectionsMuslim Youth

Celebrate Mothers’ Day Everyday

This weekend, my Facebook was filled with lovely messages of gratitude, asking for forgiveness and the like of daughters and sons to their mothers. It is indeed a beautiful scene to look at when children remember the goodness of their ...

May

11

Muslim Youth

Which Fan Club You Belong?

Most of the average teenagers, nowadays, encounter a crisis of faith due to them spending more time in things that will destroy their iman. It is saddening whenever I see a youth claiming themselves an avid fan of any of ...