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Muslim women role models sought for London art project
by Catrin Nye
An East London-based charity is seeking women to take part in an art exhibition showcasing the achievements of everyday Muslim women.
Participants will be photographed by award-winning photographer Liz Hingley, sit for portraits and record stories of their lives.
The idea came from conversations between young Muslim women and workers at the charity, Maslaha.
The charity, based in Bethnal Green, aims to improve understanding of Islam through the arts. Originally started as a Young Foundation project, Maslaha also looks at innovative ways to meet social needs such as access to health and education information, within the Muslim community.
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