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How to Submit Your Pitch

  • Want to publish your piece on our blog? Topics especially welcomed include:
    • Your personal narrative as a Muslim woman with a focus on the lived experiences of Muslims in your local context
    • Developments in Muslim family laws or personal status laws
    • Women’s rights/human rights/gender equality and
      Islamic/Muslim feminism(s)
    • Social justice/gender justice movements
    • Qur’anic or Hadith interpretations that support justice and equality
  • We give precedence to authors who are Muslim or are currently working on Muslim women’s issues.
  • We do not accept any forms of plagiarism and are currently only accepting original pieces with no AI writing assistance;
  • E-mail your pitch or your submission as a word document to [email protected] with the subject: BLOG PITCH SUBMISSION TO MUSAWAH
  • Pitches must be a 1-2 sentence of what you plan to write about. When submitting a pitch, include links to  2-3 previous writing samples. Note that once you submit your pitch, our team will contact you via email if we require more elaboration or clarity on it.

Your Submission

  • If selected, your post may go through an editing process, which may include edits on angle, content, as well as writing edits. We will work with you to ensure the post remains in your voice.
  • All posts must be original and submitted in English or Arabic. We will accept other languages, only if you can provide a translation to either English or Arabic.
  • Submissions must be between 800-1,500 words, in 12pt Times New Roman.
  • We do not accept works that contain plagiarism.
  • Where relevant, we encourage you to cite your sources, in the form of hyperlinks where relevant in the text.
  • If you have suggestions for accompanying images or multimedia, please attach them in your email.
  • If your article has appeared on your personal or organisational blog, please note so and whether you have permission to repost it elsewhere.
  • Please include a short bio (50–100 words), including social media handles, if you would like Musawah to tag you later. It is also possible to publicly remain anonymous.
  • It will take up to 10 working days for us to get back to you about your pitch or submission. We will also keep you informed as to when your submission will be published.
  • Musawah reserves the right to unpublish your work from our website if there are security issues attached to the article.

Payment Information

  • We pay an honorarium of USD 200 per article, that is paid upon the submission of the final draft.
  • We aim to pay our writers within 30 days of receiving your invoice.