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?"
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"
After watching Shoshana B. Roberts’s social experiment video on cat calling it was a thought-provoking insight to what a woman minding her own business walking through the busy streets of New York has to endure. But the controversial question that I would like to rise is some of the remarks Robert’s received were they a […]Read more "Cat Calling- Street Sexual Harassment or Compliments?"
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 […]Read more "Iran’s Blood Stained Human Rights Rubbish Excuse Of A System."
I remember reading Khaled Hosseini’s wonderfully written novel ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’, the character Nana was preaching to her daughter Mariam that there is only one skill a women should learn and that is “tahamul” in English that means “Endure”. This sentence struck me like lighting. It was so shamefully true. That’s what women do […]Read more "The Best Thing Women Can Do Is Endure."
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 […]Read more "It’s degrading to be called a “Bitch” by a guy, but if he says “Bad Bitch” then it’s cool right? Wrong."