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Interviews with known and unknown women of Muslim heritage, and reviews of events, films, popular culture and the media.
Interviews

Najmun Nahar: All around the world

Known as the ‘Flag Girl’, Najmun Nahar is in the process of visiting every country in the world, taking the flag of her native Bangladesh with her. She’s won numerous awards, including one from feminist magazine Ananya in Bangladesh and…

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Life-saving journalism

Award-winning journalist and human rights defender Rana Husseini is best known for her campaigning work against ‘honour’ killings in Jordan. She recently won an Arab Woman of the Year Award for the social impact of her campaigning work for women….

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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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