Eman Akhtar Author

Eman Akhtar is a junior in high school who is studying abroad in Morocco under a government scholarship. She hopes to major in international studies in college. She believes that tolerance and respect is key to world peace and understanding. She enjoys reading, writing, art, dance, music, and many other things. Her family is from Pakistan. She joined MYM because she felt their was little representation of the experiences of current Muslim youth in writing. InshaAllah, one day this will change.

If I Weep

Poem by
Dec 21, 2017 · 4 min read

if i weep, it’s because i can only hold onto grief,   and if i cry, it’s because there’s no place for me,   and...

To A Mere Headscarf

Poem by
Sep 28, 2017 · 3 min read

You are spit at, ripped off, flown and lit. But when I advocate for you, shout out the world for you, they treat me like you. I am spit at,...