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Interviews with known and unknown women of Muslim heritage, and reviews of events, films, popular culture and the media.
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“We can be Muslim and feminist!”

Zainah Anwar is the director of Musawah, a global movement for equality and justice in the Muslim family. She was also a founding member and former executive director of Sisters in Islam, a Malaysian non-governmental organization working on women’s rights…

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“Our world needs plenty of healing”

An interview with Dr. Azza KaramDr. Azza Karam serves as the senior advisor on social and cultural development at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). She is the first woman Secretary-General of Religions for Peace International and the lead facilitator…

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Memories of colour

Interview with Reem Tariq el Mutwali Dr Reem el Mutwali is an interior designer, scholar and creator of an archive of Arab textiles. sister-hood asked her about her life, her work, and her new project, the Zay Initiative. You’ve talked…

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A force for change

Interview with Anne Aly Anne Aly represents the electorate of Cowan as the first Muslim parliamentarian in Australia. She is a professor, lecturer and academic specialising in counter-terrorism and the founder of People Against Violent Extremism (PaVE). sister-hood asked her…

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A piece of me

Sara Elgamal’s documentary A Piece of Me follows three survivors of FGM who are campaigning against the practice. FGM is a very sensitive topic to explore. What made you decide to take on the challenge? I initially went into this…

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In the prison system

Interview with Sofia Buncy Sofia Buncy, founder and National Coordinator of the Muslim Women in Prison Rehabilitation Project, contributes to several national steering groups. She has co-authored a new report – Sisters in Desistance – which explores the experiences of…

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“Freedom demands effort!”

Interview with Nadia El Fani Nadia El Fani is film-maker living in France who was in exile from Tunisia for six years due to hostile reactions to her film Laïcité Inch’Allah, an account of Tunisian life immediately before and after…

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