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Violence Against Women and Girls

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Amina x Radiophrenia Podcast Launch

We are thrilled to have collaborated with Riah Naief and Katie Revell at Radiophrenia Glasgow over the Summer for our Amina Podcast. Our podcast was live streamed during an exclusive event…

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The Muslim Narcissist by Dr Mona Alyedreessy

On Friday, the 6th of October, Amina MWRC had the privilege of hosting Dr. Mona Alyedreessy, a counsellor, therapist, and author of ‘The Muslim Narcissist’. The event garnered an outstanding…

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Disease of Domestic Violence

Myth of Perfection – The Disease of Domestic Violence

Following the recent deaths by murder-suicide of Sania Khan and Alwiya Mohamed, both in the US, the Female Scholars Network issued a statement via Muslims Matters on the Islamic responsibility to work against the “disease…

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Men's Pledge 2021

You Can Change This Pledge

Click here to sign the pledge.   Muslim and BME men take action to end Violence Against Women and Girls   We use VAWG to refer to a range of…

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Abuse during covid

Domestic Abuse in the time of Coronavirus

By: Sara McHaffie As countries around the world have been closing down services, businesses and borders, the Coronavirus pandemic has been difficult on everyone. People are being asked by governments…

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Sexual abuse

Sexual Abuse – we must break taboos and strengthen services

By: Sara McHaffie In Glasgow, organisations are raising awareness of sexual abuse this September. One event is a screen debate on 18th September by the Women’s Support Project. It can…

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Coercive control

Coercive Control: What does it mean for you?

By: Sara McHaffie You may have noticed the headlines at the beginning of April as a new law came into force: the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018. This brings our…

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YouCanChangeThis at Uni

#YouCanChangeThis at University

By: Julia Ngadi As a student, I feel that violence against women and girls (VAWG) is widespread in universities, and those universities have not always acted effectively on this issue.…

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In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, Zero Tolerance, AMINA The Muslim Women’s Resource Centre, The Church of Scotland and Summerhall ask you to join us in our new campaign…

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zero tolerance of fgm

Zero Tolerance for FGM

The UN has declared February 6th International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. You can find more information about this day here Female genital mutilation is a…

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It's Not Ok!

It’s Not Ok!

4th – 10th FEBRUARY 2019 is sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week. Many people, especially students and other young people, are speaking out and saying ‘It’s not ok’ because…

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16 days of activism

The 16 Days of Activism

The 16 days of activism to end violence against women and girls fall between the 25th of November and the 10th of December. This year, the theme is ‘Orange the World’, to raise…

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