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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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HOPSCOTCH Film launch

A film by Roxana Vilk based on Nadine Aisha’s poem ‘Hopscotch’ What happens when you walk down the street…if you’re a young woman of colour…who may or may not wear a hijab? ‘Hopscotch’ produced by Amina – Muslim Women’s Resource Centre with support from Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre, explores just that. A film poem based on the true account of … Continue reading HOPSCOTCH Film launch

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We have SIX new vacancies!

We have six posts available   1 x CJS Administration Officer (Edinburgh) 1 x Community Engagement Officer (Edinburgh) 3 x Community Engagement Sessional Workers (Edinburgh) 1 x Women’s Friendship Group Sessional Worker (Glasgow)   For further information on how to apply please visit our Job & Opportunities page here:   If you have any question regarding recruitment … Continue reading We have SIX new vacancies!

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