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

Author

Il-haam Ahmed

Muslim woman. Ailurophile, pogonophile. Collector of books, perfume and lingerie. Encounteress.
Experiences

I cry in airplanes

Over the course of ten years and two relationships I have found myself crying in airplanes more often than what I assume to be the norm. As I write this, I am in fact on a domestic flight from Johannesburg…

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Experiences

A love letter to Istanbul

Merriam Webster (Not Mariam Webster, as I’ve often wished) defines a love letter as ‘a letter expressing a lover’s affection‘. Poetry – and hip hop music – have told me that the best kind of love is the kind that’s…

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