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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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BHM17 – Ida B Wells

Ida B Wells lived from 1862 to 1931 in the USA. She was a brilliant journalist who documented the lynchings that were taking place there, and she also campaigned to stop this practice. She mostly worked in the USA but she also came to Scotland to speak as part of an anti-lynching tour in 1893. … Continue reading BHM17 – Ida B Wells

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BHM17 – Maud Sulter

  Maud Sulter has left such a wonderful legacy in Scotland in terms of the creative work made by women of colour. She organised with other women so they could encourage one another to keep going in the face of the adversity that comes with being creative – a writer, an artist, a poet, a … Continue reading BHM17 – Maud Sulter

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BHM17 – Nawal El Saadawi

Nawal el Saadawi comes from Egypt. She trained as a doctor and psychiatrist, but she is also an author and an advocate for women’s rights. She has spoken out against female genital mutilation for decades. She has shared the account of how it happened to her at the age of 6. She’s still involved in … Continue reading BHM17 – Nawal El Saadawi

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