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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Iran’s Blood Stained Human Rights Rubbish Excuse Of A System.

Reyhaneh Jabbari the latest victim of Iran’s failing Human Rights System was kept in Prison since 2007 for being convicted of murdering Morteza Abdolali who she accused of attempt rape.  Jabbari was executed last weekend. The brave women wrote an emotional letter to her mother saying her goodbyes, caused international outrage and once again bought […]

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It’s degrading to be called a “Bitch” by a guy, but if he says “Bad Bitch” then it’s cool right? Wrong.

I always found the word “Bitch” a bit harsh and kind of undignified, especially when a grown man uses it to curse women. Not to mention that it’s not just highly unchivalrous but also just plain childish. Observing lyrics delivered by your average rapper, using women as verbal punching bags seems to be the norm […]

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