22/04/2018 – Nisa-Nashim Annual Conference 2018 : Change Makers

Join Nisa-Nashim on the 22nd April and be part of the biggest Jewish & Muslim women’s movement in Europe Date/Time: 22/04/2017 @ 10:30am – 17:30pm Location: 54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LJ Nisa-Nashim’s first ever annual conference in March 2017 was a huge success, bringing together over 200 Jewish & Muslim women from across the...
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Nusrat Ghani becomes first Muslim female minister to speak in the House of Commons

Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden, has become the first Muslim female minister to speak in the House of Commons. Ghani, the daughter of Pakistani immigrants, was promoted to parliamentary under-secretary at the Department for Transport in the recent cabinet reshuffle. Ghani spoke to the Commons about access for disabled people at train stations, where she...
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Nike launch hijab collection for female Muslim athletes

Nike have released the Hijab Pro collection for female Muslim athletes who still face limited access to sports. The collection aims to help Muslim women to become suitably represented within the professional sporting world. Nike Pro Hijab’s are made out of a light, stretchy fabric that will tackle the problems of breathability and the movement...
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Muslim women in the UK are more likely to be ‘economically inactive’

Muslim women in the UK are more likely to be ‘economically inactive’, compared to the other women, according to new research. The research, conducted by the Social Mobility Commission (SMC), found that Muslim women in the UK are more likely than all other women to be economically inactive with 18 per cent of Muslim women...
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Anti-immigrant MP Pauline Hanson wears burka to Australian parliament

Leader of Australia’s One Nation party, Pauline Hanson has been widely condemned after she attended the Senate chamber in a black burka, in a bid to them.  Hanson wore the burka in Parliament as part of her push to ban it, stating as she removed it:  “This is not what should belong in this Parliament.”...
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Feminist Muslim plans to open liberal mosque in London

A feminist Muslim has revealed her plans to open a liberal mosque in London. Seyran Ates, 54, has already founded a liberal mosque in Berlin and is planning on creating an inclusive place of worship in the British capital. The mosque would be open to men, women and LGBT Muslims, as well as people from...
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Muslim vlogger challenges women to understand her exclusion by wearing hijabs

A Muslim vlogger has asked women to wear hijabs for fifteen minutes in order to understand how it feels to be excluded from society. The video comes as part of a campaign with Channel Mum- a YouTube community for mothers. Nilufa Dahlia appeared on Good Morning Britain to promote the campaign, explaining that she decided...
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British public want to ban the burka to help women’s rights

The majority of the British public want to ban the burka, according to a new YouGov survey. The survey found that 57 per cent of Britons who took part were supportive of a ban on burkas, while only 25 per cent opposed a ban. Those surveyed suggested that their reasoning behind a ban was a...
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