The journey to self-love and acceptance

The journey to self-love and acceptance

I had my formative years in a country that valued light skin. I used a bleaching cream called Fair and Lovely when I was 10 or 11; I can still remember the burn. When I moved back to Canada and made friends who liked tanning and chased the sun, I was confused. Although I welcomed […]

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Stained: A novel by Abda Khan

Stained: A novel by Abda Khan

I am a British lawyer, turned writer, and the author of the novel Stained – the story of a young British-Pakistani woman and her fight for justice. The novel was published in the U.S.A. by Harvard Square Editions in October 2016, and is available worldwide on Amazon. It has been described by Booklist, U.S.A., as […]

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Because I want love to win. It must.

Because I want love to win. It must.

I watched with hope and optimism for a Clinton victory on election night. As the results started to come in, and the reality of a Trump victory became inevitable, the seedling of fear in my stomach grew. Admittedly, I am not well-versed in American politics or Republican versus Democratic policies and platforms. That was not […]

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Women’s March on Washington: Toronto

Women’s March on Washington: Toronto

EVENT DETAILS: Date & Time: January 21, 2017 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Locations: Queen’s Park to City Hall Event hashtags: #WomensMarchTO #WhyIMarch ROUTE: Length: 1.7km. Estimated time: 2 hours. Begins at Queen’s Park at 12:00 pm. Rally in this space for approximately half hour with inspiring speakers and local musicians. Then commence march and head […]

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