Today I was interviewed for a Radio 4 documentary that will most probably come out in a way that doesn’t reflect my full feelings. It is being made by Sayeeda Warsi whose politics and complicity in structural violence as a Conservative party member, former Cabinet minister and House of Lords peer, I ardently oppose. She asked me questions about myself and my views and I … Continue reading What does it mean to be a Muslim woman?
Starting work on my dissertation this past week has led me not only to find out about the subject of my essay but to really do some soul-searching. Focused on the experience of first-generation South Asian women migrating to Britain, the content and research are both fascinating yet personal to me. Much of the work will be based on interviewing women who fit the above … Continue reading Being the Outsider Within