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Standing together for FGM survivors

Leyla Hussein has been at the forefront of the campaign to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and to ensure support for women and girls affected by it for over 15 years. Her ground-breaking work to provide specialist counselling support for…

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Opinions

Not sorry

Ambitious and forthright women need to calm down. How dare such confident women swarm in and take anything but the lead? Show-offs. Who do they think they are? Men? Us women are considered selfish if we do not conform to…

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The age of Trump: Day 108

Day 108 in the Age of …what? Extremism? For sure! Madness? Indeed! Topsy turviness? Yes, I’ll go with that one too. Unlike TV soap operas, I cannot give you snippets of the story so far. So many things are going…

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Interviews and Reviews

Film review: Finding Fatimah

Online romance is a prominent part of today’s romantic culture. But what about Muslim dating sites? It is no coincidence that the release of Finding Fatimah coincides with Channel Four’s ‘All The Single Muslims’, the first episode of the Extremely…

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Experiences

Surviving FGM

I am a survivor of FGM. There, I said it. Yes, a survivor. Only recently have I come to accept that survivor is not too big of a word in regards to the experience I have had to endure. FGM…

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Experiences

No, it’s not safe

‘No, it’s not safe,’ my mother used to tell me when I asked to join her as she taught the Holy Qur’an to small children in remote areas of Rabwah, Pakistan. I wondered what exactly was not safe. Innocently, I…

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