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What Can You Do About the Hijab Ban in India?

In case you haven’t been catching up with recent news, there’s been an outrage following the India hijab ban order – and we’ve got the full story here. Long story short, on 5th February 2022, an order was issued by the Karnataka government, in India, banning Muslim students from wearing a hijab as part of…


On The Toxicity of Hating Malala

On a fateful day in October 2012, an unhinged Taliban gunman boarded a bus full of schoolgirls in Swat Valley, Pakistan and demanded to know which one was Malala, threatening to shoot everyone on the bus if they didn’t comply. Once identified, he discharged his weapon once, shooting the 15-year-old girl in the head and…


The Resident Malala

I received this message from a good friend of mine and it put a smile on my face. I mean honestly, you can always put a smile on my face with activism about the girl-child, but even moreso when that activism comes from men. The story of Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old activist fighting for the…