I am a freelance journalist, Deputy Editor of @azeemamag and a Master of Public Health. I'm passionate about sharing underrepresented voices, as well as writing about music or health.
Sara Elgamal shares the story of three Ethiopian women who refuse to be defined by past trauma in a campaign to end FGM
Chased several times and arrested for filming the video for her single ‘Refugee’ in Iran, Nadia discusses why take she took the risk.
“I had a face, a name, and an identity. I was no longer a looping void. I was a Saudi woman, an artist that has something to say.”
Asma successfully lobbied FIBA to remove the ban on religious headwear in basketball. Armed with an outstanding 130,000 signatures, she is a vehicle to positive movement.
It’s Wednesday, 9am on the dot. I am standing on the O2 Arena’s coach park. Alongside me is a couple of hundred record label staff, artists, press and creatives waiting to spread across five to six stretch coaches. Where are we heading? To an island.
Osea Island is an exclusive island in the south of England, 90 minutes from London. When I say exclusive, I mean that you can only access and escape it three times a day when the tides are low. Luckily for us, this year’s Island Life festival gav...
WAFIA talks falling into music to break the monotony of studying Medicine. She draws on her roots, identity and immigrant family.
DJ Sama' discusses the underground music movement in Palestine and across borders
Interview by Noor Alabdulbaqi
Don’t Tell Yassa What to Do!
Something is unwaveringly magnetic about Yasmin. Perhaps it’s her infectious aplomb, perhaps it’s her courage to share her truth or perhaps it’s her art that she creates with intention. Yasmin, also known as YASSA, is a multimedia artist and an empowering woman on all counts. She is inspired by ‘ feminine energy and the universe.’ Holding numerous exhibitions, including The Power of the P, YASSA’s art is bold and outspoken, yet elegan...