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Met Gala 2024: Welcome to the Hunger Games

What constitutes “enough”? The year is 2012. The Hunger Games, a dystopian post-apocalyptic movie is released, based on the book by author Suzanne Collins. In a nutshell, the story is…

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Scottish Charity Awards: Vote for Never Allowed!

We’re excited to announce that our campaign on Extended Family Abuse is a Finalist for SCVO’s Scottish Charity Awards – but we need your help to win!

Vote for Never Allowed: Amina MWRC’s Campaign on In-Law Abuse as Scottish Charity Campaign of the Year! Voting is open until Friday, 24th May.

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Never Allowed: Ending In-law Abuse in Scotland

In November we launched Never Allowed, our campaign for 16 Days of Action against gender-based violence, conducted in partnership with Syma Ahmed, BME Development Officer at Glasgow Women’s Library. The…

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A group of diverse young Muslim women standing around former FM Humza Yousaf and MSP Kaukab Stewart inside Scottish Parliament

Public Statement: Humza Yousaf’s Resignation

Amina MWRC’s public statement on the resignation of former FM Humza Yousaf, the first Muslim leader of Scotland.

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Amina MWRC Public Statement Michaela Community Schools Prayer Ban

Public Statement: Michaela Community School’s Prayer Ban

19th April 2024 The High Court’s recent ruling regarding the banning of Muslim Prayer at Michaela Community Schools Trust sets a worrying precedent for Muslims in the UK. As a…

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Amina MWRC Menopause and Spirituality International Womens Day 2024

Menstrual Series: Menopause and Spirituality

This Blog focuses on the second of our Menstrual Health workshops – Women Embracing Change: Menopause & Spirituality. The session, held in partnership with Al-Meezan, featured Dr Sahira Dar and…

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Helpline’s Awareness Day 2024

Today marks Helpline’s Awareness Day, created by the Helplines Partnership. As a member of Helplines Partnership, the Amina team works hard to provide a Free National helpline. Our Helpline is…

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Make Your Mark: Volunteering at Amina

On 29th February 2024, our team took part in the Make Your Mark Volunteer Managers Conference in Stirling. The Make Your Mark Volunteering Campaign aims to increase the quantity and diversity…

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Amina MWRC Public Statement Call for Ceasefire

Public Statement: Call for a Permanent Ceasefire

Amina MWRC is deeply concerned by the ongoing violence against women and girls in Gaza. It is the month of Ramadan, a Holy month of peace when Muslims fast during…

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Amina MWRC Public Statement: Verbal Attack on Diane Abbott

In light of Frank Hester’s recent comments about Diane Abbott, Amina MWRC stands by its previous statement that the Conservative Party must hold its leaders to higher accountability, in addition…

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International Women’s Day 2024: Inspire Inclusion

Happy International Women’s Day! The theme for International Women’s Day 2024 is “Inspire Inclusion”. Amina – The Muslim Women’s Resource Centre (MWRC) empowers women by inspiring inclusion each day! We specialise in delivering…

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Amina MWRC Fawziyah Javed The Push

Amina MWRC Public Statement: The Push on Channel 4

The Push: Murder On the Cliff true crime documentary released on Channel 4. Fawziyah Javed was one of many victims of domestic abuse. On a visit to Edinburgh, the 31-year-old…

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