The event was held in Birmingham on 23rd March 2013. Shaista Gohir (Chair of MWNUK) took Bordesley Green School pupil, Abida Sultana, to meet Ed Miliband MP, Yvette Cooper MP and Shabana Mahmood MP so she could ask them questions directly.
Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law book explores how male authority is sustained through law and court practice in different contexts, the consequences for women. Book launch took place at SOAS and MWNUK were there to support fellow Musawah Advocate Ziba Mir Hosseini - lead editor of the book
MWNUK hosted renowned Saudi poet Nimah Ismail Nawwab at the Drum theatre in Birmingham. She shared poems from her new book Canvas of the Soul and how events, politics and women’s rights influence her writings. Nimah was joined by Birmingham poet, Saleha Begum,who also read from her debut collection.