For majority of the kids, lockdown has bought an unprecedented change. Being away from schools, their friends, online learning everything is as new to them as to their parents This has brought a new set of parenting challenges. Students who … Continue reading Resources To Keep Kids Engaged At Home Including Positive Screen Time Material
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.
Continue reading Will My Boycotting Israeli Brands Help The Palestinians? All You Need To Know
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
Continue reading What Rights Pakistani Women Faced by Domestic Violence Have? An Interview With A Domestic Violence Lawyer
So it’s the end of another year, the year that changed the world in so many “unprecedented” ways. We stayed in our homes more than we ever did, cooked more than we ever did, watched TV more than we ever … Continue reading Top Blog Posts of 2020
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
I asked some parents why they consider Medical the only suitable profession for their daughter and based on their answers and as the sister of a doctor (so all answers are based on facts), I am going to bust some myths today which you may have had for doctors Continue reading Forcing Your Daughter To Become A Doctor? Think Again!
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.
Hina is a certified fraud investigator. Click on the link to read more about this amazing Pakistani detective! Continue reading Breaking Stereotypes: Meet A Female Pakistani Detective
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
Continue reading Jahez: The Life Changing Custom of Clutter and Chaos
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).
Continue reading Patriarchy And The Vicious Cycle of Never Ending Housework
The best part about this year’s giveaway is that my giveaway which was previously only focused for my Pakistani readers; this year will have two winners: One from Pakistan and one from Australia as this year I have got a lot of followers from Australia as well
Continue reading Fourth Blog Anniversary Giveaway!