The term ‘Slut Shaming’ is defined as “the act of criticising a woman for her real or presumed sexual activity, or for behaving in ways that someone thinks are associated with her real or presumed sexual activity.” Slut shaming has made a key presence in the both the virtual the world and in reality, […]Read more "Slut Shaming- A Patriarchal Concept?"
It’s been two days since Paris was once again so brutally attacked and unfortunately once again innocent civilians suffered. At least 128 people were killed in one night after gunmen reported to be members of ISIS erupted into the Bataclan concert hall, people were also shot dead at restaurants and bars along site. Paris was […]Read more "And So It Begins."
Recently after much anticipation I published a post on Muslim women and sexuality in aim to answer a few questions regarding Muslim women and their physical appearances proposed by Western secularists. However, the issue itself is highly controversial and profound therefore I decided to team up with the wonderful writer Saadia Haq from The Human […]Read more "Obliterating The Taboo-Muslim Women & Sexuality Part 1"
Do Muslim women care about their sexuality? Do Muslim women care to maintain their physical appearances? Lastly, do Muslim women care to feel “sexy”? These are the questions many non-Muslims have been asking and enquiring about online. So I have decided to have a go in answering some based on my own experiences from the […]Read more "Muslim Women and Sexuality."
It seems like Mrs Obama’s trip to Saudi Arabia to greet the new king bought one main “controversy” which was of course she did not cover. By cover I presume they mean hair right? As her dress attire seemed pretty modest in my opinion. Loose and long. However, people who are getting really upset by […]Read more "Why Is The Media Making Such A Big Deal Of Michelle Obama Not Covering?"
I’m not a big fan well not a fan at all of Bollywood movies or soaps. When I was young I used to enjoy sitting next to my dad cheering the hero and booing the villain to the very melodramatic Bollywood action films. However, now I just can’t stand them and ridiculous representations are to […]Read more "Bollywood’s Ridiculous Stance on Rape."
The South Asian Pakistani community has been obsessed with skin pigmentation for decades. Unfortunately this trend is still at its peak, even in England. In England the main reason for why I believe this obsession still exists is because of the older generation. Those are the ones who carried this ideology with them when […]Read more "South Asian Beauty Standards; the Startling Perplexing Syndrome Part I Written by Hajra Khan, Collaboration with Author of The Human Lens"
So as I mentioned in my profile I’ve set this blog to express my outtake on social issues that I feel need to be discussed. I also did mention that I am here to rant too. Whilst I haven’t really ranted (I think) directly like dedicated a whole post to it, well the time has […]Read more "Bigots and Race."