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We are looking to recruit an Advocacy Officer to support MWNUKs advocacy work to advance social justice and equality for Muslim women and girls so that policy and practice better meet their needs. The Advocacy Officer will therefore play a critical role in carrying out research and supporting the Executive Director and trustees with lobbying and policy work. 


Are Women Smashing Concrete Ceilings in Law?

Despite some progress in the last decade, the British judiciary is still overwhelmingly white and male. There is not a single Black, Asian, minority ethnic (BAME) judge in the Supreme Court, the highest court in the land.  Here are a few interesting statistics in a report by the Ministry of Justice, Diversity in the Judiciary, which was published last year.


Chatting with The First Hijabi on BBCs The Apprentice (Part 1)

Ayisha Karim interviews Nurun Ahmed, who was the first Hijab-wearing candidate to appear on BBC's The Apprentice. 

In this episode, Nurun discusses her reasons for applying to The Apprentice, what the application process was like, how it felt to be the first Hijab-wearing candidate and how she was treated by her fellow candidates during the show.


Muslim Womens Experiences of Maternity Care

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Muslim Women is conducting its first research inquiry into Muslim womens experiences of maternity care.

The findings will be used to make recommendations to help improve maternity care. The online survey will also be accompanied by in depth interviews with women


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