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Sat 27

Islamophobia Reading Circle

November 1 @ 12:00 am - November 30 @ 11:59 pm
Sat 27

Women’s Self Defence Course

November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sun 28

The Fighting Spirit

November 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Victim Testimonies

Islamophobia: Harassed by my Neighbours

Ali* approached us after a year of abuse from his neighbour: racist slurs painted on his fence; faeces being thrown onto his lawn; having his car windows smashed. He had taken up this incidence with...

Muslim Teacher Unfairly Dismissed

A Muslim teacher, Abdullah, was unfairly dismissed from his role because he was falsely accused of introducing gender segregation in the classrooms. The Islamophobia Response Unit (IRU) supported him and helped him take the...

Muslim Family Suffered Years of Abuse

Umm Hidayah and her family suffered years of Islamophobic abuse from their neighbours.

Her story sheds light on the real-life consequences of media and political discourse that dehumanises Muslims.

Previous Events

BLOG: LloydsDirect – Islamophobia Awareness Month Talk #IAM2021

On Monday 22nd November, LloydsDirect hosted an Islamophobia Awareness Lunch & Learn for their staff network as part of their equality and diversity work. During the session, staff were taken through the current landscape relating to Islamophobia in the UK and practical steps that can be taken to start to address the issue. The talk ... BLOG: LloydsDirect – Islamophobia Awareness Month Talk #IAM2021

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BLOG: Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust – Causes & Cures Presentation and Exhibition #IAM2021

The Equality, Diversity & Inclusion leads and manager received a presentation on the causes and cures of Islamophobia via Microsoft Teams. They found it extremely insightful and used some of the content to shape their discussions with staff whilst hosting the Islamophobia Exhibition. The Maternity department at City Hospital hosted the Islamophobia Exhibition that was ... BLOG: Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust – Causes & Cures Presentation and Exhibition #IAM2021

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BLOG: Islamophobia Exhibition at the University of Huddersfield #IAM2021

As part of Islamophobia Awareness Month, the University of Huddersfield, hosted MEND’s Islamophobia Exhibition for a full week from 22nd November to 26th November. The exhibition was displayed at the Schwann Atrium outside the University Library for staff, students and guests to learn more about the history of Muslims in the UK, the contributions British ... BLOG: Islamophobia Exhibition at the University of Huddersfield #IAM2021

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BLOG: birdie: Islamophobia Awareness Month Talk #IAM2021

On Thursday 18th November, birdie hosted a speaker for Islamophobia Awareness Month (IAM) for a Lunch and Learn session. During the session, attendees were taken through a presentation that looked at Islamophobia in the UK and what workplaces and individuals can do to address it. The session began by looking through the definition of Islamophobia ... BLOG: birdie: Islamophobia Awareness Month Talk #IAM2021

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BLOG: Islamophobia Presentation for the DVSA embRACE Network #IAM2021

On Tuesday 16th November, the DVSA embRACE network invited MEND to deliver an online session on Islamophobia to their network as part of Islamophobia Awareness Month. MEND’s Yorkshire and Humber Regional Manager delivered a presentation on what Islamophobia is, how it looks in practice, factors that cause it, and what communities, organisations and individuals can do to ... BLOG: Islamophobia Presentation for the DVSA embRACE Network #IAM2021

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BLOG: GM=EqAl: Islamophobia Workshop #IAM2021

On Tuesday 16th November, GM=EqAl (Greater Manchester) hosted an Islamophobia Workshop to speak to their members about different aspects of society that have particular importance to the Muslim community and how policy can work to build more inclusive environments in these spaces. During the session, attendees were taken through four different areas: Education, Political Participation, ... BLOG: GM=EqAl: Islamophobia Workshop #IAM2021

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BLOG: Communication Workers Union: Causes & Cures Presentation #IAM2021

MEND were invited to deliver a Causes & Cures Presentation to national members of the CWU in Birmingham as part of an event they had delivered to their members. The presentation was received well by the 30 individuals in attendance and a follow-up conversation with the organiser of the event provided great feedback. The manner ... BLOG: Communication Workers Union: Causes & Cures Presentation #IAM2021

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BLOG: CCTV Focus Causes & Cures Presentation #IAM2021

A Causes & Cures of Islamophobia presentation was delivered to a cohort of 23 new starters at the CCTV Focus offices. It was a young audience aged between 18-24 and they posed some interesting questions and engaged well with the presentation.

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