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


sexual violence


FGM/C is American, too.

My name is Mariya and I am a survivor of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). These days, that is the first bit of information that anyone who hears my name knows about me, particularly since in April 2017, a doctor was…

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Yanar Mohammed on trafficking in Iraq

In this interview with Yanar, we hear about how her organization’s work against trafficking in women and girls, particularly sexual exploitation, has been impacted by the turmoil caused by Islamic extremists and ISIS.

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