Qawwamoon-Protectors & Maintainers. A book review.

This book is described as, ‘…a book for us all: to raise awareness in the male population of their divinely prescribed role as protectors and maintainers of women; to highlight the devastating impact of domestic abuse for members of the public…’ (Ta-Ha Publishers) Reading this description made me understand the title a bit more. ‘Qawwamoon’Continue reading “Qawwamoon-Protectors & Maintainers. A book review.”

#Traditionally Submissive: Cameron’s Initiative, Language Barriers and Discrimination

I am assuming David Cameron’s ‘plans to “help” more Muslim women to speak fluent English’ were supposed to come across as a positive move? How can this education programme be seen as anything but positive when learning the country’s language is such an important tool for empowerment and social inclusion? Several commentators have made thisContinue reading “#Traditionally Submissive: Cameron’s Initiative, Language Barriers and Discrimination”