Islamophobia that led to terrorism against Muslims

Islamophobia that led to terrorism against Muslims

Anti-Muslim bigotry is a threat to all of us – we must recognise that before the New Zealand attack is repeated Do not be under any illusion. The attacks against Muslims in New Zealand cannot be swept under the carpet by claiming that the suspect is an isolated actor or a disturbed individual....

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Al-Jahiz, the Muslim philosopher who had the idea of ​​evolution 1,000 years before Darwin

Al-Jahiz, the Muslim philosopher who had the idea of ​​evolution 1,000 years before Darwin

“The book of animals” by al-Jahiz had seven volumes. The theory of evolution, by British scientist Charles Darwin, is one of the cornerstones of modern science. The idea that species change gradually over time through a mechanism called natural selection revolutionized our understanding of the living world. In his 1859 book, ” On...

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Crisis in Kashmir: what happened the last time India and Pakistan were so close to a conflict

Crisis in Kashmir: what happened the last time India and Pakistan were so close to a conflict

The tension between the two nuclear powers of South Asia is high and is increasing. As part of the escalation of the Kashmir conflict, Pakistan had shot down two Indian Air Force planes and captured one of the pilots after the aircraft fell on its territory. India, for its part,...

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Mystery of Mirrors: A bridge to another World

Mystery of Mirrors: A bridge to another World

Mirrors have been, throughout history, a source of fascination for different cultures and peoples. Undoubtedly, there is something quite peculiar in the mirrors. They give us the opportunity to “see ourselves as others see us” , in addition to allowing us to practice our sexiest face and important speeches, or get our...

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Confidence Gap Between Genders in Workplace – What Women Should Know

Confidence Gap Between Genders in Workplace – What Women Should Know

How working women are kept from positions of influence and power is by now well-documented by scientists and journalists alike. While the research has not been specifically remedy-directed, where gender-based bias has been discovered some have sought to counter it with HR policy changes, training, awareness campaigns, equal opportunity legislation,...

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Lessons for Pakistan: how equal opportunities for rich and poor helped the Nordic country become a world reference in education

Lessons for Pakistan: how equal opportunities for rich and poor helped the Nordic country become a world reference in education

In Finland, students have few evaluations. The Finns met the asphalt in the 1920s. Until the early twentieth century, what they knew was basically poverty. In contrast, when in 1909 Paulista Avenue became the first asphalt road in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, in Finland an agrarian economy predominated...

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Special report: An in-depth assessment of Budget 2018-19

Special report: An in-depth assessment of Budget 2018-19

Democracy in Pakistan is historically linked to lower GDP growth rates, widening deficits and instability. And yet people of the country seem to prefer the democratic route. Politicians might have a vested interest but why are citizens invested in a democracy that fails to deliver? The Budget 2018-19 provides some clues to...

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Abortion in the Islamic world (Rava Special Report)

Abortion in the Islamic world (Rava Special Report)

Of the 5 countries in the world where abortion is completely prohibited – El Salvador, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, Malta and the Vatican – none is Muslim majority. That does not mean that it is not a taboo in some Islamic societies. In general, Muslims do not agree with abortion and...

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Eid al Adha: Animal Cruelty Contradicts the Spirit of Islam

Eid al Adha: Animal Cruelty Contradicts the Spirit of Islam

Muslims often stand in contradiction with the ethical values Islam celebrates. While we are celebrating the most important Islamic festival, we need to reflect on our understanding of Islam and our collective behaviour. Our approach to slaughtering significantly reveals the current reduction, if not the betrayal, of Islam’s message and...

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Marital Rape – The ugly face of a beautiful relation

Marital Rape – The ugly face of a beautiful relation

Despite the prevalence of marital rape, this form of domestic violence has received relatively little attention from society over the years.  Nonetheless, rape is rape — it doesn’t matter if the perpetrator and victim exchanged holy vows or have children together.  Simply put, it’s about time the very real, very severe issue...

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