I am passionate about the world we live in and believe that if each of us made a conscious effort to better ourselves, we could better the world that has been gifted to us. Here, I am sharing my thoughts on issues within our world that affect us within societies, within cultures and together as a global family.

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Rosa Parks: Sitting Down to Make a Stand

Rosa Parks: Sitting Down to Make a Stand

  Moving away from social-media-displays-of-affection and pink and red love hearts every which way you look, February is also Black History Month: 28 days devoted to remembering and celebrating the struggles and achievements of black people throughout history, in...

Real Justice for Zainab Ansari

Real Justice for Zainab Ansari

Recently there was major uproar across Pakistan and of course globally across social media, regarding the sexual abuse and murder of a beautiful 7-year-old little girl residing in the Kasur area of Punjab, in Pakistan. This little girl went by the name of Zainab...

#MeToo

#MeToo

We know how powerful hashtags can be in this day and age. Hashtags can inspire and they can create movements. Hashtags can begin conversations and instigate change. And some hashtags can even break us, make us, unite us and then do all of the above and more. Today I...

A WhatsApp Convo with… a Queer Muslim

A WhatsApp Convo with… a Queer Muslim

Here is the first post in my new series of blogposts called ‘A Whatsapp Conversation with…’ – a collection of Whatsapp text chats in which I will explore the lives and views of other people from all different walks of life.

The Plight of the Rohingya

The Plight of the Rohingya

Over 5 years ago I wrote an article which was circulated widely on social media called “The Invisible Holocaust of 2012”(which has since disappeared :/), conveying the struggles of the Rohingya Muslim community in Burma (also known as Myanmar).

Can You Be Gay and Muslim?

Can You Be Gay and Muslim?

This is a topic that I think about often, yet avoid writing about just because I’ve never really known how to articulate my views on this properly. Even now, I’ll be honest, I am still confused about some of the issues that go hand-in-hand with this wider, highly debated subject matter…

Is Social Media Making Us Crazy?

Is Social Media Making Us Crazy?

What lengths would you go to, to up your social media game? Maybe climb a tree to get the perfect shot? Stand on a chair in a posh restaurant to make sure you can get all the overpriced dishes in the square box?

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