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The Month of August is dedicated to Woman’s Month and The Fifth Annual Muslimah Today Conference had a jam packed line up to celebrate Women’s Day.The theme of the Conference was “Path to happiness” and the conference was billed as a lifestyle event offering the delegates great advice on how to achieve happiness.

The speaker line up included:

Radia Bawa Hendricks, Mnxulwa Mohammedy Nobuhle Fatima, Raeesa Aboobaker, Fahrial Amla, the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Fatima Chohan, Mrs Zuleikha Mayat and Dr Shakira Cassim.
The event took place at the University of Kwa Zulu Natal Westville Campus between the 13 – 14 August 2016.

Awqaf SA was a proud sponsor of the event.

Testimony from a Muslimah Today Delegate: Shameema Omar

“Honoured that the Muslimah Today conference open to all faiths by organizer Fatima Asmal and her behind the scenes dynamic team Azra Hassim had Durban’s wisest heroine and her concluding words as a lesson and reflection, in a month where a public holiday is dedicated to South African women. “I am human. Still on a learning curve.” It is women like these that inspire and continue to uplift communities. Truly a gem and asset to Durban, Mrs Mayet.

By far the biggest turnout, it was Moulana Musa Mkhize, the son of Mama Zuleikah Mkhize who at the age of 70 had addressed a women’s conference for the first time, then concluded the conference with a few words of advice and a prayer.”

Event Highlights featured in the print media: Weekly Gazette

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Thanks to Fatima Tayob