Unconventional Beauty: Perspectives

As promised it’s time to get down to nitty and gritty world of Pakistani beauty perceptions and its challenges. Let’s face it, we don’t all look like those poster girls they broadcast to us, most of us our averagely looking. However, thanks to Pakistani ridiculous beauty standards some of us don’t even pass the “average” […]

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Muslim Women and Sexuality.

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 […]

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Housewife’s expectations.

The Southern Asian woman has to carry many qualities to be liked by her elders. Almost every outcome that happens is reflected upon her, even the ones she has no control over. This became evident to me when a young woman I know of had been diagnosed with depression after she tried to take her […]

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South Asian Beauty Standards; the Startling Perplexing Syndrome Part I Written by Hajra Khan, Collaboration with Author of The Human Lens

  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 […]

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