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




Daesh and music

Apart from its military activities on the ground and hard attempts for state building, Daesh has another face: its various cultural activities. An important part of Daesh’s cultural power is propaganda as a form psychological warfare. Through diverse types of…

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Art as hope

I was really sad to hear about the death of the great Qawwali singer Amjad Fareed Sabri (b.1976) a few days ago. As so many obituaries and social comments following the murder insisted: ‘The Taliban may have killed Amjad Sabri,…

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Why the arts are empowering

I was sixteen and in college doing my A-Levels when an uncle of mine visited. We were sitting at the dinner table when he went around in a circle, asking my siblings and I what we were studying. When I…

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