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Making sense of life during the COVID-19 outbreak

By: Sara McHaffie At Amina MWRC we are aware that many of you may be experiencing concern and upheaval due to the announcement of a pandemic caused by a coronavirus which causes a disease called COVID-19. In Scotland, schools are closing for the foreseeable future. Many workplaces are either closing or shifting to remote working. … Continue reading Making sense of life during the COVID-19 outbreak

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By: Sara McHaffie Are you finding yourself suddenly expected to work from home, due to new social distancing policies in your workplace? Here at Amina MWRC we have some staff members who have been working part of their hours remotely for some time, so we might have some helpful ideas if you’re adjusting to this … Continue reading #WorkingFromHomeLife

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We take the health and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and service users seriously. That is why, due to government advice around COVID-19 Amina MWRC is taking a range of measures designed to ensure we continue to engage with our communities and provide quality services. Our offices in Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow will be closed … Continue reading Coronavirus

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Back to School

By: Sara McHaffie Making the decision to return to university later in life can be tricky. Personally, I already balance lots of demands on my time and energy. I work part-time with Amina MWRC on the VAWG (Violence Against Women And Girls) programme. I have three children to look after. I don’t have a lot … Continue reading Back to School

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Mental health & Beliefs on Black Magic/Jinn

This project looks at the health and well-being of Muslim and minority ethnic women. Over six months, Amina MWRC ran workshops with women of faith in Glasgow to understand the health and well-being of Muslim/Black and minority ethnic women and the connection people form regarding mental ill health and jinn and black magic. For example, … Continue reading Mental health & Beliefs on Black Magic/Jinn

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