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


Tehmina Kazi

Tehmina Kazi is a human rights activist and writer based in Cork, Ireland. Tehmina was the Director of registered charity British Muslims for Secular Democracy from May 2009 to August 2016, where she worked to raise awareness of secularism among British Muslims and the wider public. She is a trustee of Hope Not Hate, an advisory board member of the Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks project, an Inclusive Mosque Initiative volunteer, and on the Committee of the Cork Three Faiths Forum. Tehmina was named one of the BBC’s 100 Women in October 2013 and 2014, and held the Eric Lane Fellowship at Clare College, Cambridge from January to March 2014.

Crisis in the curry house

Britain’s long-standing love affair with curry houses dates back to 1926, when Veeraswamy, the oldest surviving Indian restaurant, opened in Regent Street.  Curry is often referred to as Britain’s national dish (although the word famously does not exist in India,…

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Hidden Hearts

The number of people in England and Wales living with or married to someone from another ethnic group jumped by 35 per cent to 2.3 million between 2001 and 2011, according to the Office for National Statistics in 2014. In…

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