Southall Black Sisters: 30 years of history making

Zeenat Moosa looks back at the achievements of a groundbreaking organisationONE of Britain’s flagship feminist organisations celebrated its 30th birthday this year. Southall Black Sisters was founded in 1979 during the Southall race riots. The non for profit organisation...

RDF’s Shop Well For Less? To return to BBC One 

RDF West has been commissioned to make a third 4x60’ series of Shop Well For Less? for BBC One following the success of the last series. The new series will be made out of RDF’s Bristol offices and will be Exec Produced by...

Here’s to the Homeless Heroes!

The Asian Today interviews Javed Iqbal on his inspiring charity that feeds, clothes and shelters the homeless It is no secret that Birmingham is facing a serious homeless situation, with rates soaring year upon year. In just one year, rough...

Many Asians sitting on a ‘Fertility Time-Bomb’ warns Expert

Dr Venkat: Asian couples are largely ignorant of their fertility 'time-bomb’ MANY Asians sitting on a ‘Fertility Time-Bomb’ warns Harley Street Fertility Expert The Harley Street Fertility Clinic is using National Infertility Awareness Week (28th October to November 3rd) to raise...

5 Questions You Should Ask On A First Date

Since Being Single is an Asian Dating site dedicated to supporting British Asians to find love. Part of this support involves providing practical tools and advice to make dating easier. The founder and CEO, Kamey, put together a list...

The Festivity of Eid Begins…

Celebrities Look Back on Fasting Month After 30 days of fasting, millions of Muslims around the world will be celebrating Eid ul-Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan, the holy month. From planning the family’s Eid menu to shopping for...

Euro 2008 – Who’s your money on?

BBC experts give us their viewsTHE European Championships are here again, and sadly we won’t see an Englishman in sight. But unlike England there are 16 teams who deserve to be competing on the big stage. From Portugal’s wizard...

Premiership Here We Come!

The Mela Cup –A Breakthrough for Asian footballersFootball - it’s the beautiful game, loved by almost all. Yet participation at a professional level for budding British Asian’s has remained limited over the last decade. It’s been a good few...

‘Self-harm saved me from suicide’

Surviving Self-Harm - Satveer's storyTHREE years ago Satveer found herself staring down at her arm. What she saw shocked her. More than 50 stitches were embedded in her arm - the result of self harming for a week. Satveer...

Crowning glory for ‘Miss Pakistan’ beauty pageants

How one woman is breaking down cultural barriersWhen Mariyah Moten represented Pakistan at the ‘Miss Bikini of the Universe 2006’ in China in August this year it was seen as a step forward for a predominantly hard-line country. While...