Affairs Ltd
Register Free

Affairs News orphans in Saudi Arabia: Are they the lost generation?

/ Extramarital Affairs News / archive / 24th nov / Orphans in Saudi Arabia: Are they the lost generation?

extramarital affairs news

Extramarital Affairs News

Orphans in Saudi Arabia: Are they the lost generation?

The following commentary first appeared in the Saudi-based Arabic daily Okaz. It was translated into English and published by Arab News on November 25.

Recently a prominent Arabic daily published a series of articles on children in orphanages. These are children who are usually the result of extramarital relations. They have been abandoned by heartless parents who left them in mosques or beside trash containers instead of showing courage and bearing the responsibility for their acts.

According to a woman supervisor in one of the orphanages, a majority of the children are dark-skinned which gives a hint of the social and economic background which produced them.

The children, however, are innocent and cannot be blamed for the circumstances in which they find themselves. Indeed, they were lucky to be found by someone who turned them over to the authorities; left on the street by callous parents, they could easily have been attacked by dogs or cats or have died of exposure.

I was sad to read that families seeking to sponsor these children normally ask for a boy or girl with fair skin rather than a dark one.

Since most of the children in the orphanages are dark-skinned, they generally end up staying in the orphanages for their childhood and much of their youth.

The boys stand some chance of venturing into normal life; some go to military schools and others are able to make a place for themselves in society.

The real tragedy lies with the girls whose futures are bleak indeed. The lucky ones will marry and leave the orphanage for a new life with their husbands.

The unlucky ones have no choice but to remain in the orphanage indefinitely - perhaps until God mercifully shows them a way out or, in the worst cases, until they die.

While respecting families' choices as to who they should sponsor, the condition of colour contradicts the spirit of Islam. Doing so may undermine the good work the families are trying to do by raising the despicable spectre of racial superiority.

Where is the mercy, compassion and social justice that Islam preaches? These children have committed no crime and should not be rejected because of their colour.

Social institutions are doing a great service in sheltering and nurturing these children. What we need is for people to accept these children, regardless of sex or colour.

The ultimate objective should be to do good and seek rewards from God. Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) says all Muslims are equal and the best are those who are most pious.

Full credit for this news article goes to: Gulf News, United Arab Emirates

Extramarital Dating since 2001

Here at Affairs Ltd we have been helping people find extramarital affairs since 2001. We are very well established and have built up a huge number of users. We started in the UK and have expanded worldwide. So wherever you live in the world, you can find an affair near you.

Three Easy Steps to Get Started

1. Register a few simple details. You can be as anonymous as you wish but we will need an email address to confirm who you are.
2. Chose what you would like people to see. The more you tell people about who you are and what you are looking for, the more people will get in touch.
3. Get looking for an affair. You can browse through other peoples photos and information to see what takes your fancy.

It's quick, free and private to get started

Get Started

Affairs Fact

30% Of online relationships evolve into real-world affairs. A staggering nine out of ten women in relationships flirt with other men on a regular basis.

Affairs Fact

Studies find that more than one in five men do have an affair, at least once in their lives, and that women are now about as likely as men to cross the line.

Affairs Fact

In a survey 98 percent of men and 80 percent of women surveyed reported having a sexual fantasy about someone other than their partner at least once in the previous two months. Bet it's higher!

Affairs Fact

The chance of a married woman having an affair is highest within the first five years and falls off gradually with time. Men have two high-risk phases, one during the first five years of marriage and, the second, after the 20th year.

Affairs Home

Visit our Facebook Page
Click here for more