What causes today’s culture of sexual assault & how Islam can solve it

Aisha Hasan Since the 5th of October, almost 24 women have come forward accusing acclaimed Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and rape. With stars like Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow among them, the headlines have been full of the details of what was known as Tinseltown’s “open secret”. The incidents have shed light not only on the prevalence of sexual harassment in the … Continue reading What causes today’s culture of sexual assault & how Islam can solve it

Your world: The news this week

15/10 230 dead in Somalia truck bomb A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say. Hundreds more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel. It is the deadliest terror attack in Somalia since the war between militant group … Continue reading Your world: The news this week

“I dont feel ready to practice Islam right now”

Iman Amin “It doesn’t feel right to me” “I don’t feel strong enough” “My iman doesn’t feel high right now” – All common excuses given to absolve or dismiss an individual from an obligation upon them. I’ve had many conversations and watched countless well known online personalities share their personal religious journeys, and whenever it comes to justifying or acknowledging their shortcomings, you will always … Continue reading “I dont feel ready to practice Islam right now”

Interracial marriages: between ignorance & #couplegoals

Zahraa Ahmed Marriage. As humans, it’s a word we’ve either come to love or despise. From hearing about failed relationships to individuals who have been married for over three decades, it’s fair to say that it is an issue that has been talked about throughout time. However, when we look to the Muslim community, we see that there seems to be a hesitancy to talk … Continue reading Interracial marriages: between ignorance & #couplegoals

Your world: The news this week

08/10 Donald Trump visits Las Vegas after shooting massacre Donald Trump used a politically delicate visit to Las Vegas in the wake of the deadliest mass shootings of modern times to praise the courage of victims and police on Wednesday, but flatly refused to engage in a wider discussion about gun violence. Despite a renewal of efforts in Washington to reform the country’s gun laws, the US … Continue reading Your world: The news this week