Haji Mohamed Dawjee
[OPINION] World Diabetes Day: The dreariness of the disease
If Haji Mohamed Dawjee has firsthand experience with watching someone living with the disease, why would she be so brazen as to call it dreaded and dreary?
[OPINION] Trumping the midterms in the age of Donald
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says sometimes you need a Donald to dare you to stare ugly truths in the face.
[OPINION] HHP and the cultural stigma of depression
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says the haunting cultural stigma of depression has no season. It sticks around, rain or shine, it has your bags packed and ready for the inevitable guilt trip.
[OPINION] Cheryl Zondi: #MeToo, one year later, we’re on to you
Haji Mohamed Dawjee looks at where we are in the week of the #MeToo movement’s first anniversary.
[OPINION] The Bachelor SA: Politics, patriarchy and priorities
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says 'The Bachelor' could present an opportunity for South African contestants to challenge disturbing norms.
[OPINION] World Mental Health Day and a can of worms walk into Twitter
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says World Mental Health Day is a wretched day painted in a colour that’s supposed to convey a more precious message.
[OPEN LETTER] Dear Kessie Nair, racism is not an illness
Haji Mohamed Dawjee tells Kessie Nair that the only thing he can be diagnosed with is a lack of education, understanding and empathy.
[OPINION] Different strokes: sexual assault on a plane
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says that not even the skies are a safe space for women.
[OPINION] We, the inhabitants of devious sanctuaries
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says you must heed the voices you listen to, those that shout loudest are not always equivalent of virtue.
[OPINION] #WomensDay The men we hate, are the boys we raise
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says training boys to conform to masculine toxicity, to obey and practice the boy code, is the basis of the repercussions women face.
[OPINION] No #TotalShutDown for toxic masculinity
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says Women's Month should be a month of celebration, but with gender violence rates that keep climbing, there is little the country has to celebrate.
[OPINION] Between women in a ‘man’s world’
Haji Mohamed Dawjee unpacks a new television show targeted specifically at a brown audience.
[OPINION] #WorldEmojiDay: Not just a figment of your emojination
Haji Mohamed Dawjee celebrates the emoji as the one-word answer oyster.
[OPINION] Will Bo-Kaap be heard?
Amidst the ongoing gentrification, Haji Mohamed Dawjee says the people of Bo-Kaap have faces, they have names, and they have stories.
[OPINION] Dear EFF, can we please talk?
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says the biggest ideological challenge that has roused both my independent thinking as well as emotions is the anti-Indian sentiment shared by several leaders of the EFF.
[OPINION] Eid Mubarak, here’s to a year of tolerance
Haji Mohamed Dawjee asks how Muslims of South Africa are feeding their souls.
[OPINION] Bo-Kaap: The heart of you
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says Bo-Kaap's rightful place in the story of South Africa is being threatened by the shadows of capitalism, tall buildings and a booming property market.
[OPINION] The idiots guide to the silence of Saudi regarding Palestinians
Where is Saudi on the issue of Palestine? Haji Mohamed Dawjee says this is a question that lines the lips of many a Muslim globally and the answer is complex, but also quite simple.