By Amira Abozeid
As a British-Born, Egyptian-raised young female, I have always been interested in knowing more and more about the UK. I was looking forward to living in the UK one day and engaging with British society to enrich my cultural knowledge and socialise with people from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities.
But when I came to Britain a couple of years ago, many changes occurred to the image I had in my mind. I was shocked from the media’s run-of-the-mill stories about Muslims...
By Akeela Ahmed
“Who can you turn to when no one else will hear? Like when you can’t tell your parents. Your siblings. And none of your friends will understand? I mean, I know Allah’s always there for us and yes He helps me, but who do you talk to?” (quote from a user of www.Muslimyouth.net).
Unfortunately, this is something I hear everyday - a stark reality for thousands of young people who have reached out to organisations like the one I work for, Muslim Youth Helpline, for help....
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