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

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Shukri Mohamed

Shukri Mohamed is a Manager for Adult Carer Support Services with a background in law and education, Shukri is passionate about young people’s rights, mental health, equality and social mobility. A proud Somali and intersectional feminist, Shukri loves chai and may have an addiction to sticky toffee pudding.
Experiences

More than prayers

As Ramadan begins, the Muslim ummah attempts to focus on our Islamic duties, reflect on our religion and strengthen our intentions to practice our deen with a renewed passion and purpose. Personally, Ramadan gives me a distinctive boost of confidence…

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Opinions

Feminism is for black Muslimas too

Growing up, I never identified as a feminist. This is not to say that I did not believe in equality. To be perfectly honest, as a child I never considered my sex a limitation. I was blessed enough to be…

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Opinions

Mental health for all

Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place from the 14 – 20th May, in a climate where mental health issues are slowly becoming more accepted. Public figures are talking about their struggles with mental illness and raising awareness of the…

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Opinions

Where are the black Muslimas?

I am Muslim and black. These two words are very loaded. They are brimming with histories and experiences, pride and struggle. I have grown up as a Muslim in the 21st century being very aware that there is a discernibly…

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