If there’s one topic that Muslims are proud to talk about, it’s procreation. And if we’re being mathematically correct, the Muslim population is the fastest-growing segment in the world, according to birth rates. Of course, the act of procreation and sexual pleasure are two entirely different matters. And as women, shouldn’t we know this?
For years now, I have been vocal about issues relating to Islam, Muslims, and gender on various media platforms. In one sense, I choose to do this work, but in another, this work chose me. It’s framed by the way others attempt to represent and control me, more or less obliging me to respond.
In a world where birth rates are going down and maternal doubts are increasing, why do women who have deliberately chosen to be child-free feel judged?
Although this remains the movie’s most realistic portrayal of the human experience, the truth is that mentally ill people are far less likely to commit crimes than those who are naturally mean or influenced by hard drugs.
From conversations with women who have negotiated to breastfeed in their workplace, it seems that plenty of workplaces are either unsupportive of breastfeeding or genuinely do not understand the value in making the workplace lactation-easy for mothers.
In the last few days, amidst the blow-up of this campaign arose a ploy to silence all those who were involved in the advocacy by alleging them of a hidden agenda to use the platform as a façade to champion the rights of the LGBTQ+ community.
Unfortunately, the world of girls is all about ‘the rage’ now. From girls passing around pictures of the male genitals to young women pulling down their pants in public to reveal their bum, male-bashing has become a fashionable sport the very way misogyny used to be a favoured game some fifty years ago.
Something is definitely wrong with me, I thought to myself all through what seemed like the longest night ever. My…