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The website team manually vet each profile data and photographs for authenticity.The website is also self-regulating so users can report other users who are misusing the service, or who may not be genuine users, and there is a zero-tolerance policy in place where such people will be removed.Mahfouz, a poet and playwright, brought together 22 women, with roots ranging from Pakistan to Palestine, to lift the lid on their minds and lives, which are often invisible in Britain."There is such a narrow perception in the UK of who a person of Muslim heritage can be, act, think or look like and I wanted to challenge that in any way that I could," London-born Mahfouz told the Thomson Reuters Foundation."The Things I Would Tell You" includes poetry, essays and short stories from award-winning novelists, such as Leila Aboulela and Kamila Shamsie, alongside emerging talents and new writers.Journalist Triska Hamid describes the frustrations young Muslim women have finding love via Islamic dating apps that allow them to swipe through photos, chat online and meet up.A third of those polled would prefer their future spouse to come from the same town or city.
The website also has a real time live chat feature.Gold Membership entitles users full access to all the services offered by the website.Women are offered Gold Membership free of charge, whereas men are required to pay for Gold Membership packages on a reoccurring subscription.The poems of Sudanese-born Asma Elbadawi, 27, who successfully lobbied the International Basketball Federation to allow players to compete in hijab, reflect on the dual identities of many immigrants in Britain."Our parents picked a better life for us over being with our families," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation, describing how her parents moved from Khartoum to Bradford when she was just one-year-old.
There is a 2:1 ratio of men to women using the website, which may reflect some of the cultural perceptions of using the Internet to find a marriage partner.