Case Study: The Internet Dilem...

Written by Ekram Beshir and Mohamed Rida Beshir

Imad is 16 years old. He is an average high school student. He lives with his parents and his older brother Mohsen. He spends a lot of time sitting at his computer. Whenever his parents invite him to go to a community activity, he declines their invitation and says, “I don’t enjoy going there.” One night, Imad’s dad came home early in the evening, which rarely happens because...

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Case Study: Growing Apart

Written by Ekram Beshir and Mohamed Rida Beshir

Zahida and Tarek have been married for four years and they have a son, Ali, who is one year old. Zahida is very concerned about her family, she feels that her relationship with Tarek is not at the level where it should be. Zahida feels that her and her husband are growing apart. Before Zahida and Tarek got married, they spent a lot of time planning their life. They discussed ...

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Case Study: Playing at Home

Written by Ekram Beshir and Mohamed Rida Beshir

Hasan is a two and half year old happy boy who lives with his parents and his four-year old brother Saleh. They live in a two bedroom apartment in a large apartment building. Hasan likes to jump and run around the apartment a lot which often gets his mom annoyed and makes her yell at him. One day while Hasan and Saleh are running after each other, playing and laughing ...

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Case Study: Campus Calls

Written by Mohamed Rida Beshir

Laiyla and Lotfi have been married for 9 months. As the couple married young, Laiyla is still finishing her undergraduate degree. One evening, Laiyla has to go to her university campus for an important group meeting for one of her course projects. Laiyla takes the metro to campus and attends the meeting with the rest of her group at the university library. The meeting runs a little late and Laiyla finds that it is almost 10:45pm ...

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Case Study: Halaqas at Home

Written by Mohamed Rida Beshir

Kareema and Ahmed have been married for about a year. Kareema moved from another city to Ahmed’s city after the wedding and is studying for her Master’s degree, while Ahmed works full time. Ahmed has always been very involved in Islamic activities in his city. Kareema used to be very involved in Islamic activities in her old town, but has found that there aren’t any activities for sisters here ...

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