Month: January 2017

The Afghan girls raised as boys

In Afghanistan, ranked the worst country in the world to be born a girl, some parents are bringing up their daughters as sons. Then comes puberty and the ‘bacha posh’ are expected to to switch back Mehran Rafaat with her twin sisters outside their family home in Afghanistan. Photograph: Adam […]

Islam never judges a person by its skin color. By Mehr Gul Age 14

From the community: Ilustration by Syeda Waseema Sadaf (Posted by chicagonwnasirat, Community Contributor) Community Contributor chicagonwnasirat Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of creating a racism-free America has since challenged racial inequality in various ways. But even before the advent of Dr. King, Prophet Muhammad of Islam (peace and blessings […]