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Get involved in our Eid Toy Drive!

Eid Mubarak from the Amina Helpline! We are working together with Daisy Project and North East Glasgow Framework for Dialogue to deliver toys to children celebrating Eid in difficult circumstances. For children whose parents are living in refuge, recently arrived in the country or who have fled challenging situations, they may not have the opportunity […]

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2021 Elections Information

Who can vote in the Scottish parliament election? Who can vote: a UK or Irish citizen a qualifying Commonwealth citizen living in Scotland an EU citizen living in Scotland a qualifying foreign citizen in Wales or Scotland Remand prisoners, un-convicted prisoners and civil prisoners can vote if they are on the electoral register You can […]

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Uighur Muslims in China

Who are the Uyghurs/Uighurs? The Uighurs are a mostly Muslim Turkic ethnicity who regard themselves as culturally and ethnically close to Central Asian nations. The majority live in Xinjiang, where they number about 11 million people. Uighur communities are also found in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan, and several thousand live in Australia. They have their […]

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Accessibility in Focus: Amina’s Story

Addition support needs (ASN) schooling during COVID As an ASN teacher who has experience of working across primary and secondary there has been a great deal of focus on supporting the health and well-being of our pupils on their return to face to face education. With smaller class sizes in ASN than in mainstream schools […]

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Accessibility in Focus: Ustadha’s Story

My Neurodivergence I knew from a young age I was slightly different from other kids. The way I processed things was different and how I understood things was vastly different from other kids. School was never stimulating enough but the subjects I loved I literally devoured till I knew the ins and outs of them, […]

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Accessibility in Focus: Elisa’s Story

Accessibility. It’s such a packed term, isn’t it? To the average person, ‘accessibility’ evokes images of physical constraint, and for many it rightly is. But for some, it refers to the lack of access to much needed resources, as well as the acknowledgment of difficulties. Having two children with additional support needs (ASN) has completely […]

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Slave Pen

Black History in Scotland: The Slave Trade

It’s important that we learn about and acknowledge this history so that we can better understand where modern day anti-black racism stems from, and its impact on current race issues across Scotland. Scotland was a major player in the Slave Trade and the country benefited greatly from it. Much of the country as it stands today […]

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Meaningful Action you Can Take

Commit to action to show your solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement and anti-racism.  There are many ways you can do this: Show your support online – but be wary of overcrowding the streams with messages of support rather than using it to help amplify Black voices and share resources. ‘Clicktivism’ is a start, but should […]

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Black History in Scotland: The Slave Trade

It’s important that we learn about and acknowledge this history so that we can better understand where modern day anti-black racism stems from, and its impact on current race issues across Scotland.   Scotland was a major player in the Slave Trade and the country benefited greatly from it. Much of the country as it stands […]

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Know About Privilege

To understand oppression, we must understand its opposite – privilege.  Understanding what privilege means and its impact is essential to understand how those without privilege suffer systemically on a personal, institutional and structural level.  Consider some questions: 1) Do I often hear about the positive contributions people from my communities have made to science, art, media, […]

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