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Watch here "Best documentary on television this week." The Observer "I wouldn’t patronise Ms Baig by saying she’s a great spokesperson for her generation of Muslims or for her gender, but she did ask the right questions, interview the right people, and get some of the right answers to her dilemmas. She is a strong independent woman, and no power on earth, or above it, is going to change that."  Independent "Illuminating documentary." i Newspaper As a 28-year-old British Muslim woman Mehreen Baig finds that everyone seems to have an opinion about how she should live her life: the clothes she should wear, where she should go out, who she should marry. Half the time she's told she's being held back by her religion; the other half that she isn't religious enough. Sometimes it feels like she just can't win. As she faces the prospect of marriage and finally moving out from her parents' house, she wants to know whether it's possible to be a strong, independent woman and a good Muslim in modern Britain. In Islam, Women and Me, Mehreen encounters the women on the front line of this debate. She meets the young women who claim Islam is a feminist religion that empowers them, and a woman who's rejected the religion because she believes it's inherently sexist.  She uses a specialist Muslim dating app to date a selection of young Muslim men, finding out what they really want from a wife, and attends a Sharia Council to witness women petitioning to divorce their husbands. Along the way, Mehreen discovers what the Islamic texts really say about women's rights, and discovers how widely women's experiences vary across different Muslim communities. Produced and Directed by Farah Qayum Assistant Producer: Zaynab Lulat Executive Producers: Neil Crombie and Joe Evans Editor: Jane Greenwood 1 Hour for BBC1 Distributed by All3Media International  

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"An astute and sensitive piece of programme-making...In Professor Green TV has found an authentic voice in socially relevant factual film-making...Louis Theroux for the millenial generation." The Telegraph "Professor Green is now making a bit of name for himself as a maker of thoughtful, empathetic, relevant documentaries. Which this is. They trust him, he gets them, and gets to the issues." The Guardian "Green is a sincere and insightful presence...articulate, endearing young men share their experiences, and the results are frank and revealing." i News In Britain today many working class white men feel demonised, forgotten and angry. Presented by Professor Green this documentary explores what life is really like for these men, why many of them feel abandoned, and what the consequences are for Britain if we continue to look away. Raised by his Nan on a council estate in Hackney, Professor Green is himself from a working class, low income background. Over a period of six months he follows six working class white men in different parts of the country to understand what life in modern Britain is like for them. He examines the challenges and barriers these men face in education, work, family life and in the way the rest of society regards them. Series Director: Christian Collerton Producers: Sophie Clayton-Payne and Emma Whitehead Executive Producers: Neil Crombie and Joe Evans Editor: Sam Santana 2 x 1 Hour for Channel 4 Distributed by All3Media International

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