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Eve Dugdale
Eve Dugdale

Eve Dugdale is a British freelance journalist and mum of one with over 12 years' newspaper and online experience in both the UK and UAE. From court reporter in Manchester, UK to Deputy Features Editor at 7DAYS, Dubai, these days she manages her passion for writing between changing nappies and singing nursery rhymes.

From Dubai to disaster zone: One woman’s Indonesia earthquake story

A woman who moved to Indonesia after spending most of her life in the Middle East has found herself helping to coordinate the country’s earthquake relief effort as the death toll continues to...

Meet the Muslim taking part in South Africa’s ‘beauty, brains, purpose contest’

A Muslim beauty queen says she is using her fame to “expose her faith” and help society become a better place. She may be only 21 years old but Ridwaanah Aziz, who began taking part in...

Mom diaries: Survival of the second kid and how to look after yourself

There are times when I feel like I’m a good mom. Then there are the other 362 days of the year. Indeed, if the constant doubt, self-criticism and habit of comparing myself to every mother I see...

How Saudi women driving has changed gender discourse in the West

Just recently an American website described how westerners often discussed women’s rights in Saudi Arabia from a pitying perspective, which creates an air of superiority. Writing for...

How 30 days of good deeds for Ramadan can make a lasting impact

I’ve always understood Ramadan to be a time when Muslim families come together to fast, offer prayers and do good deeds.But this year my eyes have been opened to the efforts of others from...

How to be an active example to your kids

Eating your dinner while sitting on the sofa, you pull up a blanket and change the channel on the television.Your son walks over and asks if you’ll play football with him.You refuse. After all,...

Showing off on social media – is it arrogance or confidence?

Have you ever heard of the term “humble-brag?” I must admit, it’s new to me. However, after researching the word, I’m very familiar with what humble-brags are. “Tired of...

‘Punish a Muslim Day:’ Here’s what happened during the call for mass violence

Keep calm and carry on has been a popular phrase in Britain since 1939.The government came up with the slogan to use on posters they created in preparation for World War II.And it appears us hardy...