Tag: philippines

Mar

04

Travelogue

Beautiful Mosques in the Philippines

Islam is the second largest religion in the Philippines. Muslims account for 5,127,084 as of 2010, according to the National Statistics Office (NSO) as posted in the Rappler post. Majority of the Muslims in the Philippines reside in Mindanao. But ...

Apr

06

Super MuslimahsThe Niqabi

Excellence Beyond the Niqab: An Interview with Western Mindanao State ...

“Being a niqabi in a university where there is free mixing of men and women was tough, but Alhamdulillah, Allah always provides a way out.” – Shalaine Tatu It has been months since we featured an inspiring muslimah. Alhamdulillah, we ...

Sep

25

Beauty & FashionOthers

Filipina Muslimah Bloggers You Should Be Following

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu! With the emergence of millions of blogs worldwide, it is impossible not to come across blogs of Filipina Muslimahs. In light of this, we’ve listed a few of these blogs in alphabetical order. Abbey is married ...

Sep

22

Others

#ENDdiscriminationNOW: A Call to End Prejudice Against Muslim Filipinos

Muslim and non-Muslim supporters posted on social media their responses through their photos with the description, “I am a “Muslim Type” and I am not a bomber” using the hashtag #ENDdiscriminationNOW”. This is in response to the recent post of TV Patrol ...

Aug

20

The Niqabi

Take Advantage of Your Youth Before Old Age

Assalamualaikum warahmatullaahi wabarakatuh Last week, I had the opportunity to interview Sr. Hanifah Alhamdulillah. Since the day I published the article Embracing Your Identity Is Never An Obstacle, it’s been shared and read by many from all over the world. I’m glad ...

Aug

11

The HijabiThe Niqabi

Embracing Your Identity Is Never An Obstacle

We have a new weekly series on HM, featuring the stories of our Filipino niqabi sisters. HM believes that behind their veils are stories that are usually unheard yet worth sharing. So here on HM, we try to bring their unheard ...

Aug

02

Super Muslimahs

Promising Young Hijabis in the Philippines

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem. Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu.   While today’s generation has been dubbed as selfish and narcissistic, we are also the most diverse, creative and passion-loving generation. Not only do we face the criticisms of being millennials, ...

Jun

04

Shari'ah

Shari’ah in the Philippines

Ever wondered what law directs Muslims in the Philippines and to what point does it affect our everyday living? This post will give you a bird’s eye-view of the law that guides Muslim Filipinos – the Presidential Decree 1083. A Presidential ...

May

12

The Revert

Party Girl Undercover

This story was originally posted by the author on The Asia Undercovers. “Guest List.” It was the most important part of my to-do list every Friday. To get our names on the hottest club’s guest list. You Only Live Once, ...