Report into experiences of female converts to Islam
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The vast majority of women had changed their appearance after conversion, with a significant majority adopting the hijab, or head scarf.
They seek spirituality, a higher meaning, and tend to be deep thinkers.
On the topic of conversion, articles often used words which positioned white Muslim converts outside of the boundaries of inclusion and acceptance.
How do they cope with this and how do they perhaps attempt to regain some form of control over how they come to be positioned? This report reveals that conversion to Islam is as much a matter of the head as it is for the heart and soul.
Their religion is used to explain their association with extremism, while their whiteness offers them an opportunity to distance themselves from extremism, a tactic unavailable to non-white Muslims.
Why do the media have a set agenda to try and demonise us? It's sad to go somewhere, ready to connect with a higher being, only to be asked to leave because women are not allowed.