An unspoken Asian problem in Norway

Men who are brought from Asia to Norway in marriage with an asian women who is half Norwegian can experience pressure. The women has to take the role as the provider until the husband manages the norwegian language and a job. He has to start at scratch building a network of friends and social network.… Continue reading An unspoken Asian problem in Norway

While attending a gathering where winning dowry was the price

Once I went to a gathering where they asked me to have a speech for them. Many women and daughters were gathered. They had a lottery. The prize was that they would pay an amount for 5 daughters dowry. When I held the speech, I said, that it is very heartbreaking to have such an… Continue reading While attending a gathering where winning dowry was the price

The Community Is Suffering

There are many big issues in our communities. We have some problems that are in the way of these issues being solved. The issue is that imams doesn`t always address the problems we are facing in these communities. If we want a change, we have to be bold and address the problem to the leaders… Continue reading The Community Is Suffering

“Upper Hand” In Marriage

It's very interesting how elders, aunties and uncles are. When it comes to their son, they want their son to have the "upper hand" in the marriage, always. When it comes to their daughter, they want their daughter to have the "upper hand" in the marriage. The elders want their own children to decide. Most… Continue reading “Upper Hand” In Marriage

What Is Typical Norwegian?

What is the American dream? What is America today? What makes an American an American? Mostly people talk about becoming famous. Rich. Live a luxurious life. Have everything you can have that money can buy. As many cars as you need. Become rich in a few months and not work for the rest of the… Continue reading What Is Typical Norwegian?

Modesty Beautifies Muslims

Have you heard about, a young sahabi, whom saw a naked woman doing ghusl, and been so guilty of it, and cried for a long time, until he died of it. Not only ashamed of the action, but by the fear of Allah, how Allah will punish him. This was a young sahabi named Tha‘labah… Continue reading Modesty Beautifies Muslims