Rethinking Education

Rethinking Education

Our education system, right from the beginning fosters in children the spirit of competition and pits them against each other as academic rivals. This concept, which underlies the foundation of our entire education system, is fallible and deleterious on many accounts.
People with Disabilities: Perception, Policies and Possibilities

People with Disabilities: Perception, Policies and Possibilities

The religion of Islam is very particular and scrupulous in defending and advocating the rights and dignity of people with disabilities and vehemently discourages the attitude of stereotyping and Otherisation of people with disabilities

Muslim Men and Prophetic Masculinity

Muslim Men and Prophetic Masculinity

In a world like ours, masculinity has been predominantly equated with muscle power, robustness and aggression to subjugate women. This is a complete digression from the spirit of the Prophetic model of masculinity which guided men to treat women justly and see them as equal beings.

In Weakness and In Strength: Mental Health and Islam

In Weakness and In Strength: Mental Health and Islam

God, while describing human constitution and human condition explicitly states that “We have certainly created man into hardship” (Al Quran – 90:4). Look at the expression “certainly” as used in the verse to indicate the inevitability of hardships, tribulations and sufferings that one is bound to confront in one’s life.

Mental Health in Kashmir: Not a Copy-Paste Approach 

Mental Health in Kashmir: Not a Copy-Paste Approach 

The accelerated proliferation and diversification of mental health issues has equally baffled the patients and doctors alike. The situation has been deplored by the negligence towards and at times ignorance of these mental health issues by the patients.

Knowledge Games, Muslim Youth and Lack of Scholarly Interventions

Knowledge Games, Muslim Youth and Lack of Scholarly Interventions

A professor from University may be called upon for a lecture at a traditional seminary to make the students aware about the impulses and requirements of modern times. Likewise, a Muhaddith, a Mufasir, a Faqih may be made to interact with students of secular institutions of learning.

Make Mosques Inclusive Again 

Make Mosques Inclusive Again 

Mosques in Islam, aren’t simply sacred spaces devoted to worship, but importantly, they function as indispensable social institutions within Islamic society with diverse social functions attached to them.

Encountering The Monster of Drug Addiction in Kashmir 

Encountering The Monster of Drug Addiction in Kashmir 

The ease of availability has also increased and cumulatively these factors have quantitatively and qualitatively aggravated the pre-existing chronic issue of drug abuse. In absence of regular classes, physical activity and a pressing sense of boredom have only made the youth vulnerable to the menace of drug addiction.

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