4-time award-winning writer and Contributing Author of Non-Fiction books. I've written for VOGUE, VICE UK, i-D, DAZED, GQ, Grazia, Gal-Dem, AnOther, HUCK, HUNGER, ELLE, Refinery29 etc.
Meet The South Asian Women Redefining What A Modern Tattoo Artist Looks Like
While Mistry concedes that it’s "incredible" to be one the few female South Asian tattoo artists in the UK, ultimately, both her and Kotecha hope that they might encourage a new generation of women tattoo artists of South Asian descent after decades of their erasure from their industry.
The Unspoken Challenges of Having an Eating Disorder During Ramadan
Muslims are expected to spend the Islamic holy month fasting and abstaining from all food and drink. It's especially difficult for women suffering from eating disorders.
'They're Warriors': The World's First Cafe Run by Acid Attack Survivors
The women who work at Sheroes Hangout near the Taj Mahal in India are just like every other waitress, minus one detail: They've all lived through devastating assaults by men who threw acid in their faces.
Halal Vibrations: Exploring an X-Rated Muslim Sex Shop
Britain's first online sex emporium for Muslims has just opened, complete with Sharia-compliant lubricant and rabbit vibrators.
Muslim Women Share Their Thoughts on Europe's New Headscarf Ban
A top European court just ruled that employers can legally ban employees from wearing headscarves to work. Six Muslim women tell us how they feel about the controversial ruling.
How The Wellness Movement Ostracizes Women Of Color
Women of colour like me aren’t just invisible in health and wellness. We’re not welcome.
Rise of the 'Binfluencers'
You know the saying – one woman’s trash is another woman’s treasure. Now, a new breed of freegans are proving you can get cache, and cash, from the things other people chuck. Cosmopolitan went along for a rummage
Kebabs, kulfi and drone-inspired art: it’s the best of Pakistani London
More than 270 nationalities call London home. We're saluting them one by one.
The Exhibition Disrupting the Stereotype That You Can’t be BME and British
We Are Here is the first exhibition of its kind to celebrate Britishness from the perspective of British BME women and their incredible contributions to culture.
Dispelling the myths around Middle Eastern women
Blending beautiful photography and thoughtful storytelling, Azeema Magazine celebrates women across North Africa and the Middle East.
Think ‘Honour’ Killings Don't Happen In The UK? Think Again
The reality is that many women across the UK privately contend with honour-based abuse in their daily lives – it could be happening next door to you and you wouldn’t necessarily know.
GQ DISPATCH: A newly released book champions a more authentic view on the women in the Arab world
8 Things That Happen When You're Young, British And Muslim In The Weeks Following A Terror Attack
For every large-scale tragedy that happens around the globe, the week or so that follow mark more heightened uncertainty, isolation and fear.