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"There's this disparity between expectations – between what women expect and between what men expect."We're expected to find Muslim partners and then simultaneously, we're actually prevented from getting to know anyone of the opposite gender until there's a sudden burst or urgency to find a partner.""But then, to find someone, we have to follow this culturally dictated process like sending biodata to our grandmothers, or having family-sanctioned meetings.And yet outside, in the rest of our lives, we can meet and hang out with anyone that we want."He said these "culturally sanctioned processes" seemed artificial for many young Muslims in the West who are looking for love."So I think the crisis is that there's a frustration amongst young Muslims in the way that the process currently exists."Jessa believes his app will give control back to young single Muslims."The solution that I'm providing, in a way, it's a middle ground.There's an expectation on the part of men that women should be baby providers or in the domestic sphere.They have the ideal of the working wife, but their ideal doesn't match the reality."Women with successful careers - the lawyers, the doctors, the CEOs - are usually overlooked. The marriage issue seems to be the biggest issue that is facing Muslims in terms of their personal lives."The growing difficulty in meeting like-minded Muslims has also led Canadian-born Khalil Jessa to develop 'Salaam Swipe', a mobile dating app for Muslims.
The rise in education rates amongst Muslim women has also decreased the pool of suitable partners.