4 Young Muslim Women On The Biggest Misconceptions People Have Of Them

Across the world, feminist movements are rising up in the face of injustice, with girls and women taking innovative action to end prejudice and disadvantage.
There's been incredible momentum this month, partly fuelled by the #MeToo movement and Time's Up campaign, and by International Women's Day on 8th March. And today is Muslim Women’s Day, so let's continue smashing stigmas and recognise some of the women on the frontline, fighting for gender equality.
We asked four crusading activists to tell us about the organisations they work with and their hopes for 2018. Click through to read their inspirational answers...

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