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Generally, marriage is serious business - and within the Muslim community, more so.
As Muslims, we aren’t supposed to date (in the traditional sense).
When she moved back to Cape Town in 2014, she noticed the lack of opportunities for single Muslims to meet.
So, she started this initiative, teaming up with Moulana Dawood Sampson who often hosts Islamic marriage classes.
The only word for the atmosphere for the first half an hour is awkward.
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Right at the back of the hall, there were chairs for mahrams (companions).
Knowing that everyone in the room was there for the same reason was comforting.
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“Asalamu Alaykum, everyone”, Iman Chilwan’s voice boomed over a microphone. We were told that we’d be playing various games for seven minutes each.
After each round, the men would switch tables and the women would remain seated.