sister-hood is an award-winning digital magazine spotlighting the diverse voices of women of Muslim heritage.

Author

Mediah Ahmed

Mediah is a British Pakistani Muslim, born and bred in London! She has a PhD in Biophysics in relation to Dentistry and is totally obsessed with theatre!
Reviews

Bullet hole

Over the weekend, I watched Bullet Hole by Gloria Williams, directed by Lara Genovese, for the second time. It was still just as moving the first time I watched it – this play hits the heart in terms of showing…

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Experiences

A dog’s life

One I’ve been helping a girl who has come out as an atheist to her family. Now her family back home want her back, but this girl is so strong and freedom means so much to her that she’d rather…

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Experiences

Mediah visits the Inclusive Mosque

Ever since my spiritual crisis during Ramadan, due to all the political and personal issues, which were getting me down, I discovered the Inclusive Mosque Initiative (IMI), which restored my faith. I first came across IMI in an article in…

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Opinions

Ramadan 2016 so far

This Ramadan was supposed to be a fresh start. A clean slate. A reconnection with God, refreshing my spirituality, freeing myself from Satan. That has not happened at all even though we are a third of the way through this…

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Experiences

Rants and Raves

Litteraturhuset So I am standing outside the Litteraturhuset in Oslo, Norway doing last minute advertising for an event which is in an hour’s time. This Norwegian lady comes up to me and starts talking Norwegian to me. I ask ‘Can…

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Poetry

Sisterhood

“I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being.” Hafiz Your voice is exquisite They won’t let you share it. You move people to tears They don’t want to…

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Experiences

Rants and raves

Halal in Europe So, we’re in TGI Fridays in Bergen, Norway. Me, (a hijabi) and a friend are sitting at a table. Friend: I was told that all the chicken sold in restaurants here in Bergen is halal. Me: Really?…

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