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....
By Mohammed Dhalech
I want to use this short piece, not to highlight one perspective over another, but to raise some questions and initiate a discussion on youth work and young people and I hope to engage both young people, first and foremost, and professionals in the field of youth work. 199
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