The artist of this gorgeous image on the cover of Issue 4 in conversation
What Clothes Say About a Society
Collecting garbage in Somalia is considered ‘women’s work’. The women who clean the streets work hard in challenging, dangerous conditions.
Women of Sudan and the Revolution: It’s About Freedom
As the world turns blue in solidarity with the Sudan Uprising, we look back at the history of the women’s movement in Sudan.
A man was sentenced to death by stoning in Somaliland recently - but stoning has never been accepted by Islamic scholars. Hala Alkarib argues against this cruel punishment.
Listening to a modern female scholar of classic Islamic jurisprudence, Dr Zahia Salem Jouirou
Leila Aboulela’s novels explore identity, Islamic faith, and fragmented lives.
Yosra Akasha reflects on her experiences with and without the hijab - and on making her own choices
How Islam and matriarchy harmonise in West Sumatra