Who are the extremists and how do Muslims feel about them? Now, we have the missing answers and statistics, gathered, parsed, and analyzed not by pundits but by professional researchers.As part of this groundbreaking six-year project, Gallup conducted tens of thousands of interviews with residents in 35 predominantly Muslim nations, as well as smaller populations in Europe and the USA.
Unless you ask them what actually happens, they won't tell you. And since you are still reading, I'll explain as best I can.
"So they would try and meet someone on their own." University College London sociologist and researcher Dr Fauzia Ahmad said the breakdown in family relationship is one factor that has contributed to the so-called Muslim marriage crisis in the West.
Parents who have migrated to Western countries no longer have the same extended family and community connections they once did in their home country, Dr Ahmad said, who researches Muslim marriages and relationships in Britain.
Muslim blogger The Imposter has first hand experience of the conflicts which can arise between the search for love and the pressures of tradition.
In the first in a series of posts for e Harmony, she explores how dating doesn’t have to mean compromising your beliefs. For those of you that don’t know me, I am The Imposter.The broad extent of the polling has delivered findings for the world's 1.4 billion Muslims with a plus or minus accuracy of 3%.