sports

Shireen Ahmed

I am a hard playing, Pakistani Canadian football (soccer) playing & coaching, energetic wife, Mama and ardent cat lover plus coffee drinker living in fabulous Toronto, Canada. Who are you? I am a hard playing, Pakistani Canadian football (soccer) playing & coaching, energetic wife, Mama and ardent cat lover plus coffee drinker living in fabulous Toronto, Canada….

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Islam and women’s sports

<< From the Altmuslimah Archives >> Islamic women in sports appears to be a contradiction in terms – at least this is what many people in the West believe. The conviction that women in Islamic countries either cannot, will not, or may not take part in sports (or at least in competitive sports) is partly borne out of the fact that Muslim immigrants, especially women, scarcely take any active part in sports. However, we should be aware that interest and the engagement of Muslim women in sports are increasing.

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