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The transcendental message in Hajar’s life

    The transcendental message in Hajar’s life

PROFESSOR NURAAN DAVIDS engages the traditional narrative of Hajar (AS) as wife of Ibrahim (AS), mother of Isma’eel (AS) and as central figure in the symbols of the Hajj. She shows how the narrative elevates the role of a woman in the ideal expression of faith and sacrifice.

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GBV just another name for abuse of another human being

    GBV just another name for abuse of another human being
by JASMINE KHAN Whenever there is a case of a woman found brutally raped and murdered, there is an outcry from politicians, religious leaders and women’s organisations. With the recent
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Between virus and violence: the horror of being Muslim in India

    Between virus and violence: the horror of being Muslim in India
by KHALED BEYDOUN Two weeks after Donald Trump’s visit to New Delhi, the ascending Indian public intellectual Rana Ayyub asked, ‘What is left for a virus to kill in a
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Hajj disrupted, Eid muted but the spirit of Adha continues

    Hajj disrupted, Eid muted but the spirit of Adha continues
by SHAIKH SA’DULLAH KHAN THERE is an overwhelming sense of melancholy experienced by over two million Muslims worldwide who had intended to perform the Hajj this year. Believers typically come
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Eid-ul-Adha 2020: Love, Sacrifice and Optimism

    Eid-ul-Adha 2020: Love, Sacrifice and Optimism
by SHAIKH ALLIE KHALFE In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Covid, Ramadaan and Eid-ul-Fitr The past Ramadaan
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Why is regional sighting of the moon not accepted?

    Why is regional sighting of the moon not accepted?
by SHAIKH EDWIN SALIM SAIDOO IT is my humble opinion that the politically constructed scholar councils in the Southern African
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Are you social distancing on social media?

    Are you social distancing on social media?
SAMEER PARKER ‘They say…’ - famous opening words for a story that is probably unverifiable and shaky at best. When
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It is time for our government to take heed of the lived realities of women farmworkers

    It is time for our government to take heed of the lived realities of women farmworkers
CHRISCY BLOUWS The Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) is an African feminist legal centre striving to advance women’s rights and equality,
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The survivor’s blog: the value of teachers

    The survivor’s blog: the value of teachers
KAUTHAR ROOMANEY THIS article is dedicated to all teachers. Teaching is a job undervalued and underestimated. Teachers have the most
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Act to make an impact this winter

    Act to make an impact this winter
IN the wake of the destruction caused by heavy rains, gale force winds and in the midst of the COVID-19
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