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




The nature of dissent

The extremist’s beard is like kindling — it takes very little to burn a nation. In Pakistan, there are thousands of extremists — enough kindling to store for winter. In such times, there is a refrain, sung in the echo chambers of rhetorical questions — what…

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You say you have ‘zero tolerance for violence against girls’, ‘Zero tolerance for child marriage’, ‘Zero tolerance for statutory rape’, ‘Zero tolerance for child abuse’.   Zero. Tolerance.   In your definition of ‘zero tolerance’ do my Muslim daughters exist?…

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Writing between two worlds

I often reminisce about sun-drenched afternoons in Palestine when we had the time to sit and share stories. We would walk home at dusk. Our conversations became about hope and expectations as we tried to find our own place in…

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