Women in a Muslim Society

We live in a society that teaches "Don't get raped" instead of "Don't rape". Rape culture escalates when society keeps loosening its acceptance standards. Granted, progression is a must but does modernity mean adopting only questionable values? There is evolvement, and then there is change. The former means a gradual development and the latter means... Continue Reading →

Sex, Don't Talk About it, Toobah Toobah

Peace Be Upon You Readers, Sex is such a taboo subject in our homes and society whereas in the Quran it is openly discussed. The do's and don'ts have been explained, and the religious implications are all there in black and white. When there is no communication gap between God and us, then why the... Continue Reading →

Finally, Justice for Zainab

  The death that prompted country wide protests has finally found justice for Zainab. Twenty four year old, Imran was arrested and confessed his crime along with seven other child killings. For once the government lived up to its promise and delivered it under two weeks. He was Zainab's neighbour who was known and trusted... Continue Reading →

Society and The Sexual Revolution.

In my previous post, I tried to raise some questions about the dilemma we face concerning rape and increasing sexual assaults in our society . Now it's time to explore why it's happening. To solve any problem, we must unfold the mystery of what happens at the grass root level. We need to uncover why men behave... Continue Reading →

Rape and Molestation in the Asian Subcontinent

The world faces an unsolvable dilemma concerning rape and molestation crimes that are on the rise with no effective solutions to curb or control the problem. What do we do? How do we protect our children? How can women defend themselves?  What ways should we use to educate our population? Every year unfortunate cases emerge,... Continue Reading →

Love and Marriage in the West

  For this post I decided to put some Western Twist into the mix and talk about Love. Just as a heads up, my intent is not to offend someone but I am merely presenting my own view point. We all look at things through our own paradigms and arrive at different conclusions. Just like... Continue Reading →

Arranged Marriage Conundrums. Part I

      Hello Readers,   First of all, I would like to apologize for this humongous two week gap. I was battling with some family issues and the minus thirty degree cold that's bringing in waves of sicknesses. I am already counting down the days until spring would come and lift up our spirits... Continue Reading →

Skin Color- Books of the Week

Your Skin Color My previous post The Color of my Skin was written from an adult's perspective and how each culture views skin color and treats the person accordingly. However, there is another culture that negatively affects a child because they look different and that is the school culture. School life is tough for a kid... Continue Reading →

The Color of my Skin.

"Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?" Where ever we live, home or in a foreign country, we come across various people of all colors and shades. It is a fact that your skin color is genetically adapted to the environment you live in and therefore acts as a protection... Continue Reading →

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