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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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Statement – London Bridge & Borough Market

    Amina – The Muslim Women’s Resource Centre condemns the attacks at London Bridge and London Borough Market.   Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of the 7 victims of the attack and and all those injured and affected by these shocking acts of violence.   These actions do not … Continue reading Statement – London Bridge & Borough Market

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Blog for Amina!

Would you like a chance to win a £40 voucher? Would you like to promote your blog? Please read on! We have an ongoing campaign within our ending Violence against Women programme called YouCanChangeThis which we would love for you to get involved in! YouCanChangeThis is a campaign encouraging everyone to play their part in ending violence against women … Continue reading Blog for Amina!

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Helpline

The helpline is a listening ear for women across Scotland. All calls are strictly confidential and non-judgemental; we always deal with clients in a faith and culturally-sensitive manner.

We can help women in English, Urdu, Arabic, Bangla and Swahili and, when required, using online interpreting.

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