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Muslim women who are registered to vote are more likely to donate money and volunteer than nonvoters

By Shariq Siddiqui, Assistant Professor & Director of the Muslim Philanthropy Initiative, Indiana University
Nausheena Hussain, Doctoral candidate in Philanthropic Leadership, Indiana University
Civic engagement – including volunteering and registering to vote – rather than religiosity was more correlated with giving by Muslim American women, according to research we conducted with our colleagues at the Muslim Philanthropy Initiative.

All Muslims are supposed to contribute zakat, an obligatory form of giving. To…The Conversation

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