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."
We all have endured that annoying Aunty, cousin, friend, colleague that just is too damn sensitive about our “flaws” (which society has defined of course) what I mean here is, you’re having a conversation you’re pretty confident and feel ok about yourself. You even accept and kinda like that flaw that most people wouldn’t. For […]Read more "Unconventional Beauty: Own it!"
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"
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."
Whoever watches Children In Need on the BBC and thinks well isn’t this slightly patronising? For those who aren’t from Britain, Children In Need is a national charity that is set up to help and change the lives of young disabled children and young people in the UK. A show on the BBC channel that […]Read more "Children In Need- The charity for disabled children. Sweet or sinister?"