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


Abda Khan

I am a British Muslim lawyer turned writer. My debut novel 'Stained', which deals with rape and honour issues, is to be published in the USA on the 3 October 2016, and will be available on Amazon worldwide. You can find more information on my website at


How does it feel to be forced in this way? How can anyone know? Unless she is the one upon whom it is forced She looks down at the drop and wonders… She did used to dream of her prince…

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The Lonely Path

I gazed from the roof terrace at the sprawling green village fields, full of okra, aubergines and chillies. The stream meandered through like a serpent, flanked intermittently with long, golden reeds. The kikar and peepal trees soaked the unrelenting heat…

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