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My Big Beating Voice!

    We’re so excited about our new project, My Big Beating Voice, with Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre. The project marks next year’s centenary of the suffragette movement, and aims to work with young Muslim and /or ethnic minority young women to explore issues to do with gender inequality and grow our big, beating … Continue reading My Big Beating Voice!

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Zipslide Across The Clyde – fundraiser

  We would like to take this opportunity to thank our volunteers and participants for all of their efforts in making this event a HUGE success. The rain didn’t stop our fantastic participants who braced the elements to take on the first of our 150ft high ‘Zipslide Across The Clyde’ challenge.   We had 30 … Continue reading Zipslide Across The Clyde – fundraiser

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Woman to Woman – Blog 2

Woman to woman, let me tell you about when I escaped an abusive husband. I’ll be honest; I still feel I should have been the one to leave. I knew the way my ex-husband treated us was wrong. Even though I tried to make it work well past the point I should have left, I … Continue reading Woman to Woman – Blog 2

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Woman to Woman – Blog 1

  I’m Maheen and I’m from Pakistan. #WomanToWoman, I want to talk to you about feminism. When I was growing up in Pakistan I went to an all-girls school. There was lots of talk about empowerment and ambition amongst women- how we could do anything, and could smash barriers, but it was fairly superficial. We … Continue reading Woman to Woman – Blog 1

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My journey: schools volunteer

  My name is Zaitoon Salamat and I have been an Amina MWRC volunteer since August 2015. I first decided to become a part of the volunteer’s project as a means of doing something out-with my usual routine of looking after my children and being a housewife.  I started off with the impression that I … Continue reading My journey: schools volunteer

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