‘Sorry Sister – No Space.’

‘Sorry Sister – No Space.’

Aaliyah Hussain shares her experience of visiting her local mosque and why more must be done to accommodate for women in the institutions that form the micro-ummahs of our local communities. Last Ramadan I was turned away from the Jummah prayer at my local Mosque. ‘Sorry sister, no space’. I wonder how many women have [...]

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‘The Other’ – Representations of Muslims in Bollywood.

‘The Other’ – Representations of Muslims in Bollywood.

Through her analysis of Bollywood films and her own experiences, Haleema discusses the role of Bollywood in identity politics and its role in shaping the Muslim identity within the region, including its growing significance under the governance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 'Bollywood as an industry is politicised - Hollywood is the same'. I remember [...]