sister-hood is a digital magazine and a series of live events founded by Deeyah Khan spotlighting the voices of women of Muslim heritage.
sister-hood is an award-winning digital magazine spotlighting the diverse voices of women of Muslim heritage.
Managing Editor and Writer
Afak is a 3rd culture kid who is fascinated with brains. She studies cognitive neuroscience and works with autistic people in Norway. She loves creating gifs and puts sriracha sauce on everything.
International Outreach Coordinator
Burcu is a Political Science and IR graduate from İstanbul, Turkey. She refers to herself as an unstoppable optimist, and is a keen travelholic and a yoga lover. One of her main passions is photography.
Asia Editor & Columnist
Hyshyama is an activist and researcher working on women's rights and Muslim family law reforms. She is Sri Lankan born and was raised in Nepal. Occasionally, she dabbles in photography and poetry.
Deputy editor & columnist
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!
Joanne is our token minority. She has a PhD in criminology and two lovely daughters. She lives in South Wales and cuts her own hair.
editor in chief
Deeyah Khan is the founder of sister-hood and the CEO of media and arts production company Fuuse. Her talents include film-making, eating pancakes, and Punjabi insults.
sister-hood is a digital magazine and a series of live events. We create platforms for women of Muslim heritage to speak for themselves, rather than being spoken for or spoken about.
sister-hood challenges stereotypes and promotes the fearless, progressive, creative voices of women of Muslim heritage.