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MUSLIM YOUTH MOVEMENT OF SOUTH AFRICA. Empowering the Youth to secure the future. MUSLIM YOUTH MOVEMENT OF SOUTH AFRICA. MYM is based on the ideology of Islam as embodied in the Holy Qur’an and the Sunnah of our Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

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MUSLIM

YOUTH

MOVEMENT

OF

SOUTH

AFRICA

empowering the youth to secure the future
Empowering the Youth to secure the future

MUSLIM YOUTH MOVEMENT

OF SOUTH AFRICA

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MYM is based on the ideology of Islam as embodied in the Holy Qur’an and the Sunnah of our Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
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It is this ideologyalone which moves us and motivates us to struggle for just and good in our society, it also unites us as a single fraternity, regardless of colour, class or nationality.
history of the mym
HISTORYOF THE MYM
  • The MYM began on 16th December 1970 in Durban in response to the call of the Qur’an…

”Let there arise of you a band of people inviting to all that is good, enjoining what is right, forbidding what is evil; they are the ones to attain success…”(3:104)

our aim and objectives
OUR AIM AND OBJECTIVES
  • The aim of the MYM is to attain the pleasure of Allah and to establish a just order based on the Divine Will.

To achieve the above aim we have identified the following objectives to guide our activities:

1.To promote the Islamic value system as a solution to the problems facing our people;

2.To train, educate and develop the character of our people, especially the youth, to pursue these aims and objectives.

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3.To mobilise the support of the Muslim and general community to channel their resources into constructive action for social change;

4.To struggle for a unified South Africa free from political tyranny, economic exploitation and moral degradation;

5.To form links with Islamic and other movements with similar aims and objectives.

our key focus areas
Our Key Focus Areas

To build the capacity of Muslim Youth, MYM has over the years invested all its time, energy, funds, human, and other resources to the following:

  • Camps
  • Campaigns
  • Skills Training
  • Lecture Tours
  • Literature
orientation camps
Orientation Camps
  • These camps are held over weekends for high school and tertiary students.
  • They allow our youth to meet in an Islamic environment, to learn Islamic teachings, practice, pray, develop and grow together.
national leadership camp
National Leadership Camp
  • These camps are hosted annually during the winter vacation.
  • Participants come from all around South Africa as well as our neighbouring countries.

Activities include:

  • Lectures
  • Skills Training
  • Debate
  • Drama
  • Sports
  • Excursion
campaigns
Campaigns
  • Anti-Drug Abuse
  • AIDS Awareness
anti drug abuse
Anti-Drug Abuse
  • The MYM in association with SANCA organises workshops as part of its Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign.
  • The programme is designed to produce “Agents for Change” and targets mainly Senior Secondary Learners.
aids awareness
AIDS Awareness
  • The scourge of AIDS is a reality, which challenges our youth. MYM has thus far addressed this issue through Workshops and Public Talks.
  • Through these programmes, we are able to educate our youth and further deepen their understanding of the punishment of Permissiveness and Immorality.
conferences
Conferences

The MYM hosted the

following international conferences:

The First All Africa Muslim Youth Conference

7th General Meeting of the Union of Muslim Councils for East, Central and Southern Africa

lecture tours
Lecture Tours

Over the years, the MYM hosted a number of Islamic

Scholars and Academics:

  • Dr. Maher Hatout
  • Dr Hassan Hanafi
  • Imaam Siraj Wahhaj
  • Moulana Imran Hosein
  • Dr. Fathi Osman
  • Dr. Anis Ahmad
literature
Literature
  • The MYM has published and distributed a variety of Islamic Literature by local and international scholars.

Some of the titles include:

  • Islamic Resurgance in South Africa
  • Islam Between East and West
  • Ukubaluleka Komthandazo Kwi-Islam
  • Islam and Universal Peace
  • Carry on African Child
media
Media

The MYM currently runs

two media projects:

The Al-Qalam Newspaper

Printed and distributed

nationally.

The Voice Radio

A community radio station

broadcasting in Gauteng on

95.4FM

solidarity work
Solidarity Work
  • In Solidarity with the people suffering around the world, the MYM has participated in numerous rallies, pickets and protest marches around the country.
  • Our President delivered papers at United Nations conferences on Palestine in Morroco and USA.
  • We are also members of the Palestine Solidarity Committee
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National Head Office

1st Floor Darus Salaam Building,

156 Queen Street

PO Box 86

Durban

4000

Tel: 031-3062011/2

Fax: 031-3062013

E-mail: mymdbn@mandla.co.za