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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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Liberty is for all, not just those who feel safe at night

The Reclaim the Night march has been defined as “marches, which protested the right of all women to have the freedom to go where they wanted without having to restrict their movements to accommodate the threat of sexual violence”.   The movement originated in the 1970s. Peter Sutcliffe was murdering women and this led to women … Continue reading Liberty is for all, not just those who feel safe at night

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KnoW More Muslims

‘Get the dirty p@ki b@st@rds’, he commanded now only inches away from the front of the car, looking straight at me with so much furore and hatred in his eyes. The fawn coloured pit bull was on my side, the driver’s side, and was furiously barking whilst scratching away at the door. The metal lead … Continue reading KnoW More Muslims

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