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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, themes tie in with human rights issues and how … Continue reading The 16 Days of Activism

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Why we march to Reclaim the Night

“We march to reclaim our bodies from the expectations placed on us by the multiple forms of persecution we face within society. We experience racism, and hate crimes motivated by that racism. We experience Islamophobia, and hate crimes motivated by that Islamophobia. We also experience sexist comments just as all women and girls do, and … Continue reading Why we march to Reclaim the Night

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Victim Blaming

By: Sara McHaffie At Amina MWRC, we are passionate about ending violence against women and girls, in all its forms. One of the most powerful tools at our disposal is our law, which firmly states that harassment, stalking, rape, sexual assault, ‘honour’ based violence, forced marriage and FGM are all against the law. However, when … Continue reading Victim Blaming

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Racism and Islamophobia in Images

By: Sara McHaffie Most of us reading this will be of an age where we’re used to taking in most of our information by text. We read books, newspapers, magazines, blog posts! Things are changing, and in general, younger people get a lot of information through images. Videos, meme images, a newspaper photo alongside the … Continue reading Racism and Islamophobia in Images

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