Farah Rafik

Cancel Culture

Cancel Culture: Why We Should Cancel It

If there is one thing that everyone can agree on in 2020, it’s that ‘cancel culture’ has depleted our tolerance. The chances of getting shunned for saying something that isn’t favorable to the masses are pretty high. The idea of publicly ‘canceling’ individuals, brands, and organizations dates back to earlier times. However, the 2020 pandemic…

Farida Said Pilates

Farida Said: Kitesurfing and Pilates Powerhouse

Farida Said is a 34-year old certified Visual Arts Teacher who shifted her career to pursue Kitesurfing and Pilates. Growing up, Farida pursued a more traditional career path when she solely focused on her academic studies; however, she remained unhappy when it started affecting her physically and mentally. Farida stepped out of her comfort zone…

Hannah Helmy

Inside The Artist’s Studio: Hannah Helmy

Hannah Helmy is a young and savvy artist. She takes talent to the next level. Hannah knew from a very young age that she wanted to pursue a career in art. Her simple yet vibrant art caught our eyes, we knew she had to be part of our Banat El Ayam Di book. We sat…

Hijabi Fashion bloggers

5 Hijabi Fashion Bloggers You Need to Follow

  Who said that modesty & fashion can’t go hand in hand? Obviously, no one! Because these 6 hijabi fashion bloggers have come to prove anyone who thinks so wrong! We gathered some of the grooviest, and most fashionable hijabi bloggers out there to inspire you. 1. Salma Khattab – @theheijabist.sk Salma Khattab is a…

5 Facebook Groups for Women You Need to Join

Have you ever looked for a specific product, asked everyone around you, and still got zero intel? Have you ever needed a little motivation from people who share similar stories as you? When your Facebook feed gets a little dull, these 5 Facebook groups will be your safe haven & escape. They don’t just help…

Egyptian Women 1919

What Women Achieved: Egypt Through the Years

In spite of the patriarchy that attempts to undermine Egyptian women, they’ve made remarkable achievements throughout history. These achievements speak volumes about their desire to create a society that is filled with equal opportunities and rights. Feminism in Egypt is not a new concept. On the contrary, every achievement was built on iconic precedents set…

Menna Hassan

Menna Hassan’s Najlah: Celebrating the Inherent Power of All Women

In a society where a woman’s body is objectified rather than celebrated, Menna Hassan, and her mother founded the clothing brand Najlah. It aims to bring women’s bodies into a more positive and accepting light. We talked to Menna to know all about the brand. What inspired you to create Najlah? Honestly,  I always struggled…

Sincerely Vegan, Victoria from Sincerely V. Talks Plant-Based Diets!

There has been a prevalence of different diet trends that we can’t keep up. From keto to paleo, whole30, Low-FODMAP, and so many more that we could go on for a very long time. However, there is something about plant-based diets that feels so familiar. For one thing, it does not require sophistication and is…

Powerful Arab Women Podcasts You Must Listen To!

For almost all of their lives, women have been taught to stay silent. They were taught to sit crossed legged, smile, and be what society wants them to be. But their journey to document their countless stories of pain and heartbreak, of love and lust, and of inspiration and joy has been paved with the…

When Self-Care Means More than Lush Bubble-Baths

Let’s face it. We have all at one point in time filled our baths tub with water, lit candles, put on some relaxing music, and just sat there in silence. On some other days, we have all decided to ditch the gluten-free bread and crunchy salad and indulged in our favorite comfort food. It’s McDonald’s…

What They Don’t Tell You About Having an Eating Disorder

When someone thinks of disordered eating, there is a fixed picture in their minds. A skinny, boney girl who has a plate with little-to-no food. We have Tumblr to thank for that, because Anorexia has been infamously glamourized over the course of the years. Newsflash: eating disorders aren’t just restricted to the girl pictured with…