Labour Party's Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, Gloria De Perio and Yasmin Quereshi MP have been listening to women around the country and visited Birmingham to speak to Muslim women on 11th January 2014.
A conference organised by the Deen Institute in London on 26th January 2014 with renowned scholars and academics including Tariq Ramadan, Dr. Ingrid Mattson, Dr Zainab Alwani and Myriam Francois Cerrah. MWNUK Executive Director, Faaeza Vaid also presented posing questions to the panel.
On 10th Dec 2013, we organised at our offices where representatives from various organisations / activists met with US government officials: Jamie Martin (Deputy Cultural Attache), Katie Donohoe (from USAID) and Irfan Saeed (Senior Policy Advisor from Dept from Homeland Security)
On 2nd Dec 2013, MWNUK hosted Samar Minallah, an award winning documentary maker & human rights activist from Pakistan. We played her documentary on forced marriages, Poles Apart: Chains do not keep Marriages Together,’ This was followed by a QA session and debate.
On 28th Nov 2013, MWNUK partnered with Small Health Community Forum in Birmingham and organised an event to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation where we presented findings from our UNHEARD VOICES report. West Midlands Police, Barnardos and local imam Shaykh Aslam also presented