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Tackling FGM in Scotland

Tackling FGM in Scotland Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting is a form of violence against women which does affect women living in Scotland. It’s an abuse of the human rights of women and girls, and as such, Amina has worked on this issue any times over the years. We are listed as a source of … Continue reading Tackling FGM in Scotland

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Victim-blaming and revenge p*rn in Nina is Not OK

Victim-blaming and revenge p*rn in Nina is Not OK Content note: Sexual violence This week is Book Week Scotland and we’re still in the #16days of activism. I recently read a book which is such a good read – funny and full of drama – as well as covering some of the issues which we … Continue reading Victim-blaming and revenge p*rn in Nina is Not OK

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Street harassment in India, and in Scotland

Street harassment in India, and in Scotland “I’m Anna, from India. In Kerala where I grew up, in the South of India, street harassment, and harassment on public transport are big issues. When I was young, I used to get lifts from my dad often. When I was on the bus, there were incidents of … Continue reading Street harassment in India, and in Scotland

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My First Reclaim The Night March

My first Reclaim The Night March Fatima Ramzan – Project worker – Dundee International Women’s Centre 2015 was Fatima’s first experience taking part in a protest march. I asked her how she felt about this and she was kind enough to give her impressions of the Reclaim the Night event in Dundee. Reclaim the Night … Continue reading My First Reclaim The Night March

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Amina – MWRC and Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre Launch ‘Hopscotch’ this 16 Days of Action

Amina – MWRC and Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre Launch ‘Hopscotch’ this 16 Days of Action This 16 Days of Action to end Gender-based Violence, Amina – Muslim Women’s Resource Centre and Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre are proud to launch the film ‘Hopscotch’ at a series of events across the nation. Hopscotch explores racist, sexist and … Continue reading Amina – MWRC and Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre Launch ‘Hopscotch’ this 16 Days of Action

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