Space to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume. Hana Assafiri is a woman on a mission. At a time when Islamophobia is on the rise she runs regular Speed Dating sessions where people come and ask Muslim women any questions they like about Islam. Hello, I'm Kumi Taguchi, and welcome to speed dating.
Muslim speed dating: Three minutes to find a soulmate who shares your faith
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Have you ever heard of speed dating? It's an opportunity for people to quickly meet a large number of people to potentially date. Attendees are paired with each person attending the session for two minutes. At the end of the two minutes, the people move to their next partner.
Gone are the days when all Muslim marriages life. It seems that the modernity of the world is also starting to take a toll on Muslims because of the differences in the world right now and the world before. There are some Muslims however who know that they would still be able to hold on to their marriage because they have placed Allah at the center of it all. At the end of the day, will it actually matter how two Muslims have met? It might have an effect but generally, there are more ways on how Muslims can try to find their partner for life.
Looking out nervously from her pink headscarf, Malaysian single Siti Aisha chats with a man she has never met, but who could become her husband following their Islamic speed-dating session. The pair talk shyly for a few minutes under the watchful eyes of Siti's parents until a bell prompts the dozens of male participants to shift to a new table and a new prospective wife. The Malaysian concept, staged in a Kuala Lumpur restaurant, is a new twist on Islam's practice of heavily-chaperoned match-making, but aimed at modern singles for whom time is of the essence.