Haji Mohamed Dawjee
[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.
[OPINION] A little more for Mother’s Day
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says the intended meaning has been lost in the subtle gendering of Mother's Day and what it should entail.
[OPINION] The problem with accusing Kanye West of mental illness
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says while it’s an easy conclusion to jump to in age of addiction to pathologising behaviour and opinion, the accusations remain unethical.
[BOOK EXTRACT] Sorry, Not Sorry by Haji Mohamed Dawjee
In 'Sorry, Not Sorry', Haji Mohamed Dawjee explores the often maddening experience of moving through post-apartheid South Africa as a woman of colour.
[OPINION] Swaziland: A country by any other name
Haji Mohamed Dawjee ponders the recent renaming of Swaziland to eSwatini.
[OPINION] We are women of colour. Let’s crown each other
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says that women of colour have a deep-rooted resentment for one another and calls on them to celebrate the roles they play in each other’s lives.
[OPINION] Listeriosis: The halal gatsby. Take it, or leave it?
Haji Mohamed Dawjee unpacks the idea of halal-certified products in the context of the listeriosis outbreak.
[OPINION] 3 SA films that should’ve been banned instead of 'Inxeba'
Haji Mohamed Dawjee calls out other local films which should be brought to the attention of the FPB which seems intent on saving the public from offensive and harmful material.