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


Roseida Shabodien

Rosieda Shabodien seamlessly traverses her multiple identities:Woman, African, Black and Muslim; seasoned gender and political activist, emerging writer, wife, and mother; global South African, sojourning in the USA. She, with humor and self-deprecating wit, incisively explores the challenging issues of the day: gender, race and all bigotry and how obtuse people and regressive ideology are mainstreamed.

A golden cage is still a cage-Part 1

From apartheid to sexism When I was young, I marveled at people who veered from the path laid out for them, and took the road less traveled. I imagined that they had confronted the proverbial fork-in-the-road moment, where they were…

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