Photo of tea, or chai, with middle eastern dessert for EID

Eid Al Fitr In Australia, Date, Time and How Best To Celebrate It?

By Fatma Saaoud / April 28, 2021

Eid Al Fitr is weeks away, with an anticipated date of May 13th, 2021. Keep reading to learn more about the festivities in Australia’s second Eid Al Fitr in quarantine. With Islam being Australia’s second-largest religion, millions of Muslims in Australia are observing Ramadan. Ramadan is the most significant month in the Gregorian calendar because…

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Dates, and Quran for ramadan

Ramadan: 10 Health Benefits of the Islamic Intermittent Fasting Model

By Fatma Saaoud / April 22, 2021

During the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims around the world observed a month of fasting, reflection, prayer, and community. Between sunrise and sunset, nearly all adult Muslims refrain from food, drink, tobacco products, and other behaviours. While the spiritual rewards of fasting are great, there are also a number of health benefits associated…

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Muslim family of three sitting in preparation for Iftar

10 Tips to Stay Healthy During Ramadan : a Month of Fasting

By Fatma Saaoud / April 14, 2021

Ramadan is an incredible month. 2 billion Muslims go without food during the day for 30 days. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam, which every capable Muslim must perform. Yet it can be difficult to practice. Many people go without food and drink during the day, but their hunger and thirst distract them. Others eat…

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Muslim women of all ethical heritage

Gender Equality and Women Rights in Islam: An Everlasting Respect to all Women Across the World

By Fatma Saaoud / March 6, 2021

Since the beginning of the Prophetic message, Islam has cherished, honoured and respected women all ethnicity. It came as the divine truth that served as a message for all, prioritising empowerment in a then disenfranchised world. In simple terms, it set the notion of true human rights and equal rights and argued the reality of our condition – gender equality or gender parity in the eyes…

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Planning for retirement the smart way to spend quality time with the loved ones Preparing for Retirement: 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid Before You Retire

Are you Preparing for Retirement: 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid Before You Retire

By Fatma Saaoud / March 6, 2021

The superannuation is super for good reason. At the end of September 2020, assets totalled almost three trillion dollars. Super accounts provide important supplies of money to retirees, increasing their quality of life. But super accounts can’t do all of that on their own. Despite the massive amount of money in supers, many retirees struggle to make…

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Rifles, and military hats. Disarmament Treaty support in action

An ethical stance against the weapons industry and support for the UN Disarmament Treaty

By Fatma Saaoud / February 28, 2021

If the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that every individual on the planet is interconnected and each person’s actions matter. The simple decision to step outside a front door can have long-term and even deadly consequences for others. This cause and effect has never been more confronting, but it certainly supports the idea…

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Smiling Modest Fashion Model of South Asian Heritage, Guide: 5 Hijab Style Tips That Everyone Should Know

A Modest Fashion Guide: 5 Hijab Style Tips That Everyone Should Know

By Fatma Saaoud / February 6, 2021

ashion is an expression of joy and personality. Looking your best while keeping to hijab style is definitely possible, even though it might take a little extra hunting at the shops for modest fashion. All of the items listed below should be available in local, common clothing stores—with a few seasonal allowances for sleeve lengths—Muslim-owned…

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Everything You Need to Know About Hijab and Head Scarfs

Everything You Need to Know About Hijab and Head Scarfs

By Fatma Saaoud / February 5, 2021

Are you having difficulty finding relevant information on the hijab? You might feel like you already know a lot about it, but are you sure they’re not misconceptions? Even if you’ve been wearing hijab for years now, a deeper insight into hijab will help you value it even further. Where do you start? There’s no user’s manual…

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Dr Anne Aly MP on 8 Dec 2020 on the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. On 22 January next year, the treaty will enter into force and, at that point, nuclear weapons

Dr Anne Aly MP Parliamentary Speech Regarding 22 Jan Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons UN Treaty

By Fatma Saaoud / January 21, 2021

8 Dec 2020 Dr. Anne Azza Aly member of the Australian house of representatives speech she stated “It’s time for the Australian government to reflect the moral position of the Australian people and sign the UN treaty. Our children deserve this”. History is a wonderful thing, it is where we look to, to reflect on…

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