Furqan Mohamed is an emerging writer from Toronto. Her writing can be found online and in print for mimp magazine, Feels Zine, Toronto Life, Maisonneuve, and Room Magazine. She is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Toronto. Furqan was a 2020 Local Journalism Fellow.
This year, we thought we’d figured out how to do Ramadan in a pandemic. Then the vaccine rollout began.
In many immigrant families, elders are the pillars of the household. With COVID-19 revealing flaws in the way we treat seniors, what can society learn from how different cultures value aging?