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


H Jafri

H Jafri has spent more than a decade of her life examining how ecological and evolutionary forces shape population and communities in nature. She is currently finishing her PhD examining how zooplankton behaviour influences lake ecosystems.

No country for dissenters

On April 13th, Mashal Khan, a journalism student at Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan was publicly lynched for blasphemy allegations. Mashal and his friend Abdullah were accused of promoting blasphemy online. Both…

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Research in a time of genocide

I have always found other life forms to be significantly more interesting than humans (myself included). One of my most cherished childhood memories is holding newly hatched geckos (the feared chipkali) in my hand; small grey-green balls, cumin-seed eyes with…

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