The MuslimCentric Podcast

#35 Raising the Next Generation of Men | Part 3 of 4

April 23, 2021

In this 3rd episode we look at the emotional and mental health of boys and men, particularly in the context of the challenges they face in adolescence; the role of the father figure; how mothers are taking up the slack and suggestions of what may help.



Hosted by Dr Aman and Abdul Wadood.

Shaykh Amer Jamil ( is a Scottish-born Islamic Scholar and co-founder of iSyllabus UK, an educational institute that has taught 7000+ students across 15 UK cities over the last 10 years. He is a specialist in Islamic family law and provides guidance and support for those experiencing family and marital difficulties. He has been described as one of the Scotland’s most prominent and respected Muslim thinkers by the Scottish media.

Ustadh Shoket Aksi is a real pillar of the Glasgow community, youth worker and has worked with Muslims in the prison system.


Listen to Desert Island Gems with both guests on this Muslimcentric podcast.



A 4 part series discussing the unique challenges of raising young Muslim boys and men in our society. We examine the expectations placed on them by society; differences in how boys and girls are raised; ‘toxic masculinity’, chivalry and manhood.

Originally broadcast in Ramadhan 2019 on Radio Ramadhan Glasgow, now known as RR365 (


Episode 1 - The Early and Formative years with guests Shaykh Amer Jamil (Islamic scholar), an Educational Psychologist, General Practitioner and parent.

Episode 2 - Concept of masculinity, chivalry in Islam and 'what makes a man?'.



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