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About Us

About Us

Constantly dodging the minefields of ‘isms” and labels, between the definitions and expectations of others and the evolution of self – a woman’s journey to self-realisation is always a work in progress. And although the destination might still be a few steps ahead, the…

August 25, 2016
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Letter from the Founder

Letter from the Founder

Mighzal was initially my brainchild for an editorial design module, whereby I decided to use the opportunity to make a magazine catered to the millennials in our community- The Dawoodi Bohras; geared towards young women moving tradition forward, yet grounded strongly in their roots. The magazine had…

August 23, 2016
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Core Contributors

Core Contributors

Creative Liaison Zainab K.  London @zkarkh Core Writers Amatulla Z. United States Amatullah Y. Nairobi Arwa A. Singapore Munira E. London Sakeenah N. Canada Sakina M.  Canada Sakina N. Australia Sarrah H. Karachi @shussain__ Zahra K. Mumbai Zahabiya H. London / Colombo Core Artists and Photographers…

August 22, 2016
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The Girls

Fatema A. – Founder

The urban dictionary defines the meaning of Fatema as: “A girl that enjoys being cool and rejects wannabes.” Although, very true, the definition is incomplete. Fatema is just a girl. This is the most refreshing thing about her. A conversation with Fatema is filled with nostalgia, innocence, curiosity,…

August 21, 2016
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The Girls

Maria Y. – Managing Editor

Maria is someone who does not like to be pushed around. She knows the perfect balance between serious and funny. A conversation full of laughter. Her laugh is super contagious and her anger- petrifying. The best part about her is that she is so generous…

August 21, 2016
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The Girls

Batul S. – Executive Editor

Batul, bless her sweet soul, is a harbinger of peculiar muscle spasms. The Zygomaticus Major muscle in particular. Much like the botulinum toxin, her effect compels this muscle group to contract involuntarily forcing facial features to take on an outlook of what can be…

August 21, 2016
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The Girls

Alifiya Z. – Art Director

Part Introvert and Part Advocate, Alifiya Suterwala (Zakir) is like a unique blend of colours on a painter’s palette. She shies away from small talk and initiating conversations but given a subject matter which involves her favourite literature or films, endless conversations are guaranteed.…

August 21, 2016
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The Girls

Sakina K. – Design Director

Short and shy, I get nervous, I cry. Simple and stoned I live on my own. Quiet and quirky, Im a human so chirpy, Joyous and jolly A little rolly poly Now, You know me Bubbly, spirited and free. 😊   Sakina graduated with a…

August 21, 2016
The Girls

Zahabiya H. – Creative Director

There are many things about my wonderful friend that I could fill volumes talking about. However, the word to me that best describes her is, fierce. Similar to passionate but not as soft, fierce is the right word. She is fiercely loyal. Once decided,…

August 20, 2016