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 of heritage volunteers in Scotland. The theme of this year’s Conference was ‘Inclusion at Every Stage’. The Conference aimed to show inclusion as the golden thread…

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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 and enabling women’s rights through free services for Muslim & BME Women in Scotland. This year, we’re sharing FAQs that we have received, including details…

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Amina x Radiophrenia Podcast Launch

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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 held at The Centre for Contemporary Arts on the 24th of August. The Podcast is close to our hearts, and comprises of three episodes that…

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Cost of Living Impact on Mental Health 2022-2023

Cost of living

Everyone is well aware of the cost of living crisis in the UK right now, regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you earn. In fact, The Royal College of Psychiatrists found that the cost of living is now detrimental on the nation’s mental health [1]. In fact, mental health services…

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Back to School

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By: Sara McHaffie Making the decision to return to university later in life can be tricky. Personally, I already balance lots of demands on my time and energy. I work part-time with Amina MWRC on the VAWG (Violence Against Women And Girls) programme. I have three children to look after. I don’t have a lot…

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I did Accountancy – Do you want fries with that?


By: Farah Khan One day all of us get separated from one another, people get married, some move abroad and some pass away. Days, months, years pass, and our contact becomes rare. One day our children see the old photos or pick up an old valentine card and ask, ‘Who is this?’ And we smile…

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Success is Not a One Way Street


By: Kiran Dhanda Throughout my life I was led to believe that a successful individual is one who is able to attend university pretty much straight after high school, gets married after getting their graduation and begins a family.  However, I was never quite able to convince myself to reach any level of motivation to…

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From University to the World of Work

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By: Tomiwa Folorunso June 2017. I was sitting in a park in London with my best friend, the day after the second interview for a graduate job that I had my heart and soul set on when I found out my degree classification. A 2:1 in History from the University of Edinburgh. Relief, I shrieked,…

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Calling all Aspiring Entrepreneurs!


By: Usman Majid Tell us a bit about Deenspiration and how this process came about? “Deenspiration basically came of the back of a project called Ramadan Legacy, which was an app that a team and I made together to help people perform worship in Ramadan. So the idea of creating a platform which is very…

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