2) Upholding women’s rights by challenging discrimination
3) Building a solidarity movement for gender justice
a) Providing information (including on rights) by producing resources and holding events
b) Providing a platform to engage with one another and share information
c) Partnering with other organisations to promote gender justice
d) Using helpline data and research to strengthen policy, practice and legislation with a focus on public services (e.g. criminal justice system and health) and civil laws on marriage and divorce.
e) Challenging conscious and unconscious bias within communities and wider society
f) Improving their wellbeing by providing help and counselling through a helpline
g) Supporting women’s leadership through capacity building
Jess Phillips MP
MWNUK is courageous because of the uncompromising and fearless positions it sometimes takes when calling out injustice and inequality
I am proud to support and champion this fantastic organisation, which is informing policy and transforming lives.
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi
MWNUKâ€™s authenticity comes from knowledge of lived experiences of Muslim women and girls acquired through their helpline, research and members.
Naz Shah MP
They work tirelessly with passion and commitment to make a difference and improve outcomes for some of the most vulnerable women and girls in society.
Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimiu
Lawyer, Political & Women's Rights Activist
There is no greater time than now for the voices, representation and power of Muslim women to be visible in the feminist movement and all walks of life. MWNUK is a vital force in delivering this much needed balance and representation.