Hafsah Zamir-Khan catches up with the exciting new happenings at the UK’s preeminent green Muslim youth organisation.  We live in a world where half of the population is living in absolute poverty – that’s three billion people. MADE in Europe is a movement led by young Muslims who are assisting the Muslim community in leading …

Hafsah Zamir-Khan talks to Farrah Azam of Bespoke Henna about inspiration, process and well-being. Hafsah Zamir-Khan: Please tell us about your background and the inception of Bespoke Henna. Farrah Azam: As a graduate In Criminology and Psychology, my background is not one you would immediately associate with an artist. Although I have never …

When I first encountered Edwin Long’s “The Babylonian Marriage Market” hanging in the Picture Gallery at Royal Holloway, University of London, I remember being quite struck by it. The painting depicts a scene from a marriage market in Ancient Babylon where women were auctioned off as wives. The beautiful amongst …

For many of us the words “poverty” and “homelessness” conjure up images from so-called third world countries: half-naked skeletal children, women carrying heavy water pots on their heads, droughts, floods, wars, and refugee camps. It may come as a surprise to some that many people in developed countries also suffer …