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Problems that Muslims living in the UK face.

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Introduction There are 10 main problems that Muslims living in the UK face. Many of them cause more than one difficulty in every day life. The 10 main problems are: 1. Marriage 2. Clothes 3. Food 4. Prayer 5. Fasting 6. Alms 7. Pilgrimage 8. Religious Festivals 9. Doctors 10. Death Most of these problems don't occur very often. In this booklet I am going to explore these problems in depth and describe situations in which they might occur. These examples have been divided in to 4 groups, with a few falling in to more than one category. The 4 groups are: 1. ...read more.

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Either that, or if their parents felt they could trust their child, go to a mixed school, where PE could prove difficult because (female) Muslims have to cover themselves up when there are members of the opposite sex around. 3) Clothes Female Muslims must keep their bodies covered when in the presence of the opposite sex. This could make them feel out Social Problems Social problems are probably the most difficult for young Muslims. These are hard to avoid and can make people feel left out, etc. 1) Relationships Muslims are generally not supposed to mix with the opposite sex. This could be very hard, especially if they go to a non- Muslim school, and so their friends have all got boyfriends, etc. 2) ...read more.

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Muslims have to cover themselves up when there are members of the opposite sex around. 3) Clothes Female Muslims must keep their bodies covered when in the presence of the opposite sex. This could make them feel out of place if they were, for example, going shopping, swimming of simply to a friends house. Young Muslims might feel jealous of their non-muslim friends because in summer when it's hot, they can wear shorts and vest tops, while they must wear trousers and long sleeved tops. 4) Food Muslims can't eat pork, and the meat they eat must be killed in a special way. This would be difficult if they were going to out to dinner or if they wanted to eat school meals. ...read more.

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