Muslim Deaf Community Stall at Eid Festival

Muslim Deaf Community Stall at Eid Festival

For the first time ever, we had a Muslim Deaf Community Stall at an Eid Festival. On 9th June, 2019, at the annual Eid Festival in Rockdale, Sydney, my friends and I had a stall where we shared information and upcoming events for Deaf Muslims, we offered basic sign...
Ramadan Iftar 2019

Ramadan Iftar 2019

The Sydney Deaf Community Iftar was held again in May 2019 for Ramadan. It was my 3rd time organising this and Alhumdillah (All Praise be to God) for making this bigger and with more community awareness and support! Check out the Facebook post for photos! What an...
Leading Together Program 2018

Leading Together Program 2018

This year, I decided to take a Leadership Program by MuslimCare Australia. The leadership program is a course designed for young people to build the resilience, character, mind-set and broader perspective required to take up leadership roles. Once a month,...
Our Stall at the 2018 NSW Deaf Festival

Our Stall at the 2018 NSW Deaf Festival

We had a ‘Muslim Deaf Community Stall’ for the 2nd time ever at the NSW annual Deaf Festival 2018. A few years ago, I went to the deaf festival for the first time. I still remember I was the only visible, Muslim person wearing the hijab. A few people came...
Travelling alone as a Muslim woman in Australia

Travelling alone as a Muslim woman in Australia

“How old are you?” I got asked this question 3 times during my business trip. I recently travelled to Hobart, Darwin and Melbourne for work. I got asked how old I am, by 3 different men. All taxi drivers. All from different backgrounds. The first...
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