Women smearing Ayaan Hirsi Ali are ‘carrying water’ for Islamists

Women smearing Ayaan Hirsi Ali are ‘carrying water’ for Islamists

By Arshia Malik   For us women in India, carrying water signifies courage, fortitude and surviving amidst insurmountable odds, considering the country still has parts where drinking water is not available and women have to walk miles to get two potable vessels of water for the cooking of the day. Compared to the slur of “carrying water” which the dictionary defines as “performing menial tasks for or to serve; to assist; to be forced by politics or pragmatism to endorse or promote a belief”, this act has become symbolic of…

Why multiculturalism has failed

Why multiculturalism has failed

By Shazia Hobbs   Multiculturalism has spectacularly failed in the town of Rotherham. For the past thirty years, those in charge of safeguarding children and young people have let them down in ways we cannot even comprehend. Some are saying this systematic rape of young, vulnerable white girls, goes back to the 70s. Such is the scale of the abuse, you wonder if it has been happening since the Pakistani men first arrived in the UK to make a better life for themselves and their families. As the daughter of…