Who’s afraid of the big, bad, Muslim?

By Aisha Iqbal Khan It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you want to create a cheap, sensationalist headline, you just stick the word...

Exam Season: Achieve Your Best Results

BY Nyla Naseer Yes, exam season is with us again and up and down the country students are nervously wondering whether turning over that paper...

Glaring disparities in ethnic minority and white graduate prospects

BY Nyla Naseer Over the past couple of years, graduates have been steaming into good jobs at a healthy pace; a welcome change from the...

Let’s Talk with Dr Faraaz

My columns are designed to explore topics, start a conversation and touch on real life issues that affect every community. The series is not...

‘The tandoor shop round the corner’ – How British Asian communities can redefine female empowerment and...

BY Aisha Iqbal Khan I think I became a feminist aged 12 or so, when I refused to learn to make ‘rotis’ unless my mum...

From the Outside in… ‘Visit My Mosque day’ opens doors to another world

By ALISON BELLAMY With a large headscarf packed in my handbag and some colourful socks on, my Catholic family and I set off for our...

LET’S TALK with Dr Faraaz

Water - how important is it that we drink the right amount? I am fairly excited to be presenting my second article in a health...

Pakistan: A deeply misunderstood country!

By AYESHA BABAR Recently I conducted a social experiment: at a friend’s birthday do in London, I decided to (a bit randomly) ask my friends...

LET’S TALK with Dr Faraaz

By DR FARAAZ Welcome to my article series! I am a doctor in Emergency Medicine and I hope to start an interesting discussion on issues...

Confessions of a recovering shisha-holic

Is it time to emerge from this ‘halal haze’ and acknowledge a ticking health time-bomb in our communities? Nazneen Mehta reports. Everyone remembers their first time. Mine...