Is Feminism Emasculating?

Saleha Suleman, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.   Feminism. Such a popular word in today’s day and age. But what does it really mean? The most basic, straight out-of-the-dictionary definition of feminism is “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities….

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Deja Vu or Precognition?

Saleha Suleman, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania “Wait a minute, this has happened before!” Ever walked into some place or heard someone say something that made you stop dead in your tracks because you had experienced the exact same situation before? Let’s define both of…

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I ‘Sea’ the Moon

By Saleha Suleman, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Recently, I happened to see, once again, the mesmerizing sight of a single luminous sphere shining brightly in the night sky, and the waves swish, swashing against the shore, battling for more room. For so long I’ve…

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Eliminating Illusions

By Saleha Suleman, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Now that the first twelve days of Muharram have passed, our frequent visits to the mosque will decrease, and our schedules slowly go back to the same old, busy routine. Let us, for a moment, reflect on…

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Depression

By Saleha Suleman Depression has been defined as a state of low mood and aversion to activity that may be a normal reaction to life events or circumstances by Wikipedia. Depression is usually present in adults who have faced difficult and unmanageable situations in…

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