Randa Abdel-Fattah Quotes & Sayings

23 most famous Randa Abdel-Fattah quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for her. She's a 38 year old Australian writer born on Jun 6, 1979.

Randa Abdel-Fattah Quotes
“We are, at almost every point of our day, immersed in cultural diversity: faces, clothes, smells, attitudes, values, traditions, behaviours, beliefs, rituals.”
Randa Abdel-Fattah Quotes
“In a multicultural, diverse society there are countless ways in which people negotiate the everyday lived experience and reality of diversity.”
“To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction.”
Randa Abdel-Fattah Quotes
“For me, religious festivals and celebrations have become an important way to teach my children about how we can transform living with diversity from the superficial 'I eat ethnic food', to something dignified, mutually respectful and worthwhile.”
Randa Abdel-Fattah Quotes
“The hijab, or sikh turban, or Jewish skullcap are all explicit symbols, but they do not represent a threat or affront to others, and have no bearing on the competence, skills and intelligence of a person.”
Randa Abdel-Fattah Quotes
“A woman's body is her body and what she wears or does not wear is her choice. Get over it and move on.”
Randa Abdel-Fattah Quotes
“It is time Australian Muslims stop being treated as negotiable citizens in their own country. It is time people stop 'tolerating' us, presuming some right to decide if we have a place in our own home.”
Randa Abdel-Fattah Quotes
“When it comes to the hijab - why to wear it, whether to wear it, how to wear it - there is theology and then there is practice, and there is huge diversity in both.”
“Most Muslim women know it is fear and curiosity that cause people to stare. They know it is ignorance and stereotypes that cause people to suppose that a piece of material covering the hair strips a woman of the ability to speak English, pursue a career, work a remote control.”
Randa Abdel-Fattah Quotes
“I've always loved writing, and the impulse for me is storytelling. I don't sit down and think: 'What political message can I sell?' I love the creativity of it.”

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