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The forgotten women who helped to build British Islam

Group photo outside the Memorial Hall at the Shah Jahan Mosque complex in Woking. Woking Mission Photos Index, Author provided

Group photo outside the Memorial Hall at the Shah Jahan Mosque complex in Woking. Woking Mission Photos Index, Author provided Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor, Coventry University The two first British mosques were established in 1889 in Liverpool and Woking, and women played a major contribution to the communities that helped to set up these mosques. But you wouldn’t necessarily know it. Indeed, …

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