The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Muslim Women was launched virtually on the 20th October 2020.  
The event was held virtually and attended by 87 people including five officers and  can be viewed here.

Officers Elected
Naz Shah MP (Labour) - Co-Chair - attended
Caroline Nokes MP (Conservatives) - Co-Chair - attended
Jess Phillips MP (Labour) - Vice Chair - attended
Nus Ghani MP (Conservatives) - attended
Baroness Hussein-Ece (Liberal Democrats) - Officer
Afzal Khan MP (Labour) - Officer - attended 
Apsana Begum (Labour) - Officer

Secretariat appointed: Muslim Women's Network UK 

Purpose of APPG
To support social justice and equality for Muslim women and transform their lives by debating, scrutinising, investigating and raising awareness of issues affecting them to influence practice, policy, legislation and attitudes.

First Research Inquiry 
Muslim Womens Experience of Maternity Care

Contact Details
0121 236 9000

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16th March 2021 (2-3.15pm)
Online Event - Women Smashing Concrete Ceilings
Conversation with Professor Farah Bhatti OBE, 
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Officer present
Naz Shah MP (Labour) - Co-Chair
Caroline Nokes MP (Conservatives) - Co-Chair
Jess Phillips MP (Labour) - Vice Chair
Nus Ghani MP (Conservatives)
Afzal Khan MP (Labour) - Officer

Each MP gave their perspective on what it means for women to smash concrete ceilings followed by an interview with the guest speaker.  The event was attended by 57 people including the officers. The videos can be viewed here:


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