Will My Boycotting Israeli Brands Help The Palestinians? All You Need To Know

Are boycotts even effective? They indeed are! You can read in this piece how the apartheid in South Africa ended as a result of the economic boycott. My piece also explains how Boycotts affect the Israeli economy. You may think that you not buying a ten dollars product  will not really bring down Israel’s multi billion dollars economy but imagine the whole Muslim world not buying that product. That is a loss of billions of dollars.
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Pakistani Domestic violence lawyer interview

What Rights Pakistani Women Faced by Domestic Violence Have? An Interview With A Domestic Violence Lawyer

Danish Ahmed is an advocate and legal counsel with experience in Domestic Violence and he was courteous enough to take some time out of his busy schedule to help me in answering questions about options available to a Pakistani woman seeking justice against domestic violence
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How To Develop Aqeedah In Your children

Raising a child on firm aqeedah is not a task you can tick off your list; it’s a lifelong commitment. The word aqeedah (Islamic creed), actually comes from the Arabic root word عقد which means to knot and tie so we as parents will need to continue to tighten the knot always regardless of age. Here are some recommendations I learnt in the “Raising Muslim Children” sessions. Continue reading How To Develop Aqeedah In Your children

Breaking Stereotypes: Meet A Female Pakistani Detective

The woman with the coolest job ever to be featured in my “Women Working in Unconventional Roles” is Hina Jafri. When she told me she was an investigator, I immediately jumped with glee.
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Jahez Dowry Clutter

Jahez: The Life Changing Custom of Clutter and Chaos

We women get a lot of useless stuff in Jahez. I remember there is a store in my mother’s house which was filled with electronics appliances, crockery, and all the tid bits of jahez since I was a teenager
Most of the stuff in Jahez ends up in stores of the in laws or stays packed as every couple has their own lifestyle, storage space
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Never Ending House Chores

Patriarchy And The Vicious Cycle of Never Ending Housework

We women have to do domestic labour twice as more than men. In most of the houses, a woman is the first to wake up and the last one to go to sleep. There is no shame in doing housework. The trouble arises when one single woman is expected to look after the minutest things of the whole family which not only comprises of husband and children but sometimes can include parent in laws and siblings as well (in case of a joint family).
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