Facing the Facts of Acid Attacks

The most vulnerable continue to fall victim, despite Pakistan enacting new laws in recent years, writes Alayna Ahmad. Acid attacks are prevalent in many countries, including India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Uganda, and Cambodia, amongst others. On average, the BBC claims that 1500 attacks are reported worldwide every year.[i] I believe the actual numbers are far greater than … Read more

Bassam Tariq: The beauty and diversity of Muslim life

Bassam Tariq is a blogger, a filmmaker, and a halal butcher — but one thread unites his work: His joy in the diversity, the humanness of our individual experiences. In this charming talk, he shares clips from his film “These Birds Walk” and images from his tour of 30 mosques in 30 days — and … Read more

Love and Intimacy the Islamic Way

The tenets of Islam can help to improve your life even in the romantic department. By Elsa Febiola Aryanti. When love and intimacy go beyond the physical, isn’t life beautiful? Beautiful, too, is the thought that the love and intimacy we share in this world can span throughout eternity. That is the very idea of love … Read more

Make Your Own Dutch Pumpkin Soup

Try this sweet and creamy dish and you’re sure to be hooked – just like Sya Taha. The best part of my day is cooking dinner together with my husband. As a child born and bred in the Netherlands, he only ate rice once a week and considers it a treat. However, having grown up in … Read more