My latest for Heartfelt: Reflections on Faith, Sex & Public Health is up. I wrote about the relationship between misogyny and sexual health for women. I could write so much more, but I hope that this at least starts the conversation.
I just watched this great conversation on Muslim women and mental health hosted by Our Voices. If you’re interested in the topic I encourage you to watch this video. It’s a great conversation between Dr. Rukhsana Chaudhry, Nadiah Mohajir, and Naaila Moumaris-Clay, and facilitated by Na’Aisha Malika B.
The following is written by someone who would like to remain anonymous. Thank you for sharing. The pressure to get married can be intense. I come from a culture in which early 20s is the ideal time to get married. I rarely felt any pressure to get married at that time, however, as I wasContinue reading “On Consent and Coercion”
It’s been a few days since the infographic came out. People have had some questions on it so I thought I would explain my research a little (and save people having to read my entire dissertation). I’m hoping to get it published in the near future, insha’Allah, but some of this information is relevant rightContinue reading “Explaining My Research”
Working with the wonderful women at Outburst! some of my research findings from my doctoral work were put into an infographic to make the results more accessible than they are right now in the huge dissertation document. It’s great to see the information get out there and be shared. Research on sex and Muslims inContinue reading “My Research is an Infographic!”
As many may know, Ontario has introduced a new sexual education curriculum. To be specific it is called The Ontario Health and Physical Education Curriculum and will include many issues related to health, including sexual issues. A copy of the grades 1 – 8 curriculum can be read here and the 9 – 12 curriculum canContinue reading “Sexual Education in Ontario”