Muslim women becoming politically active, encouraging others in the US

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Muslim women becoming politically active, encouraging others in the US

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Atlanta, Georgia — My Muslim Voter pins are displayed at the Georgia Muslim Voter Project table outside of the Al-Farooq Masjid in downtown Atlanta, Friday, August 27, 2021. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal Constitution) - Wisconsin Muslim Journal

Ruwa Romman is entertaining the idea of running for office. The 28-year-old from Duluth envisions herself running on a platform focused on health care, education, social justice and the economy. She also wants to shatter stereotypes and challenge barriers placed on Muslim women.

“The stereotype is that Muslim women don’t vote. They do,” Romman said. “I got politically engaged outside of my Muslim identity, but then I quickly realized my Muslim identity was a necessity to bring with me in this journey.”

Click here to read the full article published by Wisconsin Muslim Journal on 28 December 2021.


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