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Statement – Take Ownership Funding

Official statement – Take Ownership Funding Amina is a national organisation which annually works with 4000+ Muslim and Minority Ethnic women, providing a range of services and support across Scotland through our three office bases in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee. We pride ourselves on putting the needs of Muslim women first and work tirelessly to … Continue reading Statement – Take Ownership Funding

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PRESS RELEASE – Announcement: Spirit of Women

Amina – Muslim Women’s Resource Centre Receives Spirit of Women Grant  ‘My Big Beating Voice’ project to challenge gender norms and stereotypes Amina – Muslim Women’s Resource Centre (MWRC) is delighted to announce that it has been chosen to receive a Spirit of Women Changemakers small grant. Funding charity Spirit of 2012 (Spirit) created the … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE – Announcement: Spirit of Women

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PRESS RELEASE – Hijab Ban

National Muslim Women’s Organisation, Amina MWRC concerned by EU Court ban on the wearing of visible political or religious symbols in the workplace   Yesterday it was declared by The European Union Court of Justice that it is not “direct discrimination” to ban hijab in the workplace, the ban must be based on internal company … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE – Hijab Ban

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Amina CEO will be joining the Clore Fellowship 2017

Clore Social Leadership launched their Social Leaders’ Capabilities Framework today as a leadership guide for the sector, alongside announcing the participants of their 2017 Fellowship programme. These 24 Fellows will be the first people trained using the new Framework which outlines the attributes, behaviours and skills emerging leaders need to become successful leaders.   ‘Today’s … Continue reading Amina CEO will be joining the Clore Fellowship 2017

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16 Days Of Activism

  The 16 Days of Activism The 16 days of activism to end violence against women and girls fall between the 25th of November and the 10th of December. This year, the theme is ‘Orange the World’, to raise money for organisations working to support women and girls, and to challenge violence against them. Often, … Continue reading 16 Days Of Activism

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