3 Ways to Help Women Around the World

With young women more likely to be unemployed than young men, women more likely to experience the most severe forms of spousal violence than men and the likelihood of women being more food insecure than men increasing, according to the United Nations, it’s no secret that females everywhere require some…

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Strategies for Coping with Islamophobia

INTRODUCTION Muslims in the West face a barrage of negative images in the media as a result of Islamophobia, xenophobia, and anti-Black, anti-Arab, and/or anti-South Asian racism. After the shooting in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Muslims across the country are grieving the murders of Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife Yusor…

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Dear Salma: How can I help my troubled niece?

[This question was truncated to protect anonymity]   My niece, Chandni, has been through a lot of challenges since her early childhood– family breakup, abandonment, addiction problems, fear of connecting with people. I want to help her but I don’t know how. What should I do? What should I say…

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