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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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Jobs & Opportunities

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Are women’s prayers worth the same as men’s?

Did you hear the story about the Muslim man that wanted to pray and was turned away from the mosque?! No, neither did I. My son and i were recently denied entry (one can be forgiven for thinking these words sound stinkingly like Trump’s Muslim ban) into a renowned mosque in London. A mosque that … Continue reading Are women’s prayers worth the same as men’s?

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There is one race, and that is the human race

  ‘There is one race, and that is the human race’ No matter how many times we say the above, there are a minority amongst us who continue to spread hate.  It is unfortunate that based on what makes us unique and different, people continue to discriminate and oppress – whether that is because someone … Continue reading There is one race, and that is the human race

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