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By ANISAH ARIF “That time of the Month” is every woman’s saying when having to explain to your colleagues not to annoy her for the next week. What feels like a knife in your stomach, is … Read More »
By ANISAH ARIF As Remembrance Day approaches us, people gather in silence to commemorate the end of the First World War. The war in the Far East was also an example of many religions working together. … Read More »
Bradford’s British Pakistani community reacts to former Bradford Chancellor, Imran Khan’s victory in Pakistani Elections.
By FATIMA PATEL British Pakistanis are the second-largest ethnic minority population in the United Kingdom and are also one of the largest overseas Pakistani communities. Bradford has more Pakistani residents than any other place in England and Wales, … Read More »
Tommy Robinson has been jailed for 13 months for breaking contempt of court laws with a Facebook Live video. The former EDL leader’s sentence can be revealed for the first time after journalists challenged a reporting restriction put … Read More »
Landmark Forced Marriage Case, Where Mother Forced Teen Daughter to Marry Man in Pakistan 16 Years her Senior Ends in Successful Conviction
By GRAHAME ANDERSON Mother In a landmark conviction a Birmingham mother who cannot be named has been found guilty on two counts of forced marriage. It’s the first time this type of case has been successfully … Read More »
Britain’s South Asian community remain high at risk from Mental Health. Does stigma make it harder to combat it?
By GRAHAME ANDERSON At some point in life one in four people will experience mental health problems through a range of causes including stigma and discrimination. People of any status can be affected, but with Asian … Read More »
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has ruled that The Times “distorted” coverage about a “white Christian child” who was placed with Muslim foster carers in east London. The newspaper ran three front page stories in August … Read More »
Mixed reactions to joint Syria air strikes by the US, the UK and France. NATO backs joint Syria strikes while UN appeals for restraint
The UK has joined the USA and France in carrying out air strikes to suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities on Friday. Theresa May’s decision for Britain to join the strikes on Syria has met with mixed … Read More »
By GRAHAME ANDERSON The ‘Women in Mosques Development Programme’ is a six-month pilot training and mentoring scheme designed to support potential female leaders. It’s hoped the project will help women navigate their way through the boardrooms … Read More »
By GRAHAME ANDERSON The sugar tax will come into effect in the UK on 6 April to target population obesity. It’s hoped younger adults will fully benefit, though the often controversial, measure is aimed at people … Read More »