Resource Production

 
Over the years we have produced a number of resources highlighting Muslim female role models from diverse sectors. We have done this to challenge the negative stereotypes of Muslim women, and to also inspire Muslim women and girls to achieve their potential in whatever they may choose to do.
 
Women's Rights in Islam (Booklet)
July 2018

This booklet provides information on women's rights according to Islam, highlighting the difference between what the Quran says compared with secondary sources and male opinion. The booklets also shows how men will use selective interpretations to undermine women's rights.

This resource can be downloaded here.




 
Forced Marriage Presentation - Arabic (Video)
May 2017
 

A forced marriage presentation in Arabic explains reasons used to justify it,  the consequences, what the law and religion says and about getting help. The presentation also includes English subtitles. It is a useful resource for awareness raising for Arab women.

It can be viewed here



 
Mental Health & Muslim Communities (Booklet)
March 2017

This booklet highlights mental health issues but also how cultural and faith beliefs can be a barrier to accessing necessary medical help and support. The resource also provides information on identifying signs to recognise mental health illnesses and treatments available.

This resource can be downloaded here.





 
Domestic Abuse Can Kill (Booklet)
March 2017

This booklet highlights the importance of speaking out on domestic violence and the consequences of not seeking help.  The resource also provides information on different types of abuse so it can be recognised, support available (including protection from the law) and safety advice.

This resource can be downloaded here.




 
#And Muslim Campaign (Videos)
October 2016

With in kind support from the Home Office as a part of the 'Building a Stronger Britain Together' initiative, 11 short films were produced to challenge stereotypes of Muslim women and raise aspirations of young girls.  The short films can be accessed on:

Our Video Section here.

Our Youtube channel here.
 
Muslim Marriage and Divorce (Booklet)
November 2016

This information booklet has been produced to help Muslim women be more informed about their rights and the practices in relation to marriage and divorce. The resource also highlights the consequences of being in marriages that are not legally recognised under the laws in the UK and provides advice on steps that can be taken to ensure women are in legally valid marriages.  Advice also includes how women who are going through a divorce to nagivate the process and to identify and challenge discrimination.

The resource can be downloaded here.


 
Discrimination and Hate Crime (Booklet)
October 2016

An information booklet was produced to show what amounts to discrimination and hate crime, safety advice, rights according to the law and action that can be taken including support and advice available.

The resource can be downloaded here.







 
What kind of man do you want to be? (Video)
September 2016

A short film on child sexual exploitation (CSE) portraying the negatives attitudes that some young Asian men hold about women and girls.  The film also challenges these attitudes and also features comedian and actor, Humza Arshad (Diary of a Badman).


It can be viewed here.

 
MWNUK Pamphlet (New and Updated)
June 2016

We updated our organisational pamphlet which contains information about our aims, principles, the work we do, how to become a member and support our work.









 
Child Sexual Exploitation Presentation - Urdu (Video)
April 2016

A Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) presentation in Urdu by Shaista Gohir, Chair of Muslim Women's Network UK. It explains the process of grooming, spotting the signs, vulnerabilities exploited, the impact on victims and about getting help. The presentation also includes English subtitles. It is a useful resource for awareness raising for South Asian women.

It can be viewed here.

 
Forced Marriage Presentation - Urdu (Video)
March 2016

A forced marriage presentation in Urdu by Shaista Gohir, Chair of Muslim Women's Network UK. It explains reasons used to justify it, consequences, what the law and religion says and about getting help. The presentation also includes English subtitles. It is a useful resource for awareness raising for South Asian women.

It can be viewed here.


 
Say No to Forced Marriage (Pocket Booklet)
March 2016

Small pocket booklet aimed at youth - highlights common excuses used by families to justify forced marriage with useful counter arguments. It also contains information about getting help.

It can be downloaded here.






 
Say NO to Female Genital Mutilation (Booklet)
March 2016

The booklet provides information on definitions, case studies,statistics,  spotting signs, consequences, what the law says, what religion (and particularly Islam) says and about the help available.

It can be downloaded here.









 
FGM is Everyone's Business (Video)
March 2016

A short educational film highlighting voices of a survivor of female genital mutliation and views from the police, health professional, faith leader, men against FGM and activists.

It can be viewed here.




 
Men Against FGM - POEM (Video)
Dec 2015

English / Arabic poem condemning female genital mutilation.  Written by a Yemeni male and recited by a Yemeni male student.

It can be viewed here.






 
Say NO to ISIS (Video)
November 2015

A short educational film aimed at Muslim girls and women about the dangers of ISIS and how they groom online.

It can be viewed here.





 
Forced Marriage Animation (Video)
June 2015

This video is an animation particularly aimed at youth explaining that help and support is available, what the law and faith say about this issue and tells of Aisha's story.

You can view it here.



 
Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence (Booklet)
May 2015


The booklet provides information on definitions case studies,
statistics, warning signs, safety advice, impact of the abuse, what the law says, and about the help available.

It can be downloaded here.







 
Helpline Poster
May 2015


The helpline poster can be sent out to promote our national faith and culturally sensitive service.












 
MWNUK Pamphlet
April 2015


Our organisational promotional pamphlet highlights our aims, what we do and how to join us and become a member.









 
MWNUK Organisational Video
Feb 2015


Our organisational promotional video explains more about our work.

You can view it here.




 
MWN Helpline Card
Jan 2015





We produced this trifold business card to promote the MWN Helpline we launched on 14th Jan 2014. We are distributing
these at events and leaving them
at various locations. The helpline card also includes other useful helpline numbers and websites



 
MWN Helpline Video
Jan 2015


The MWN Helpline promotional video explains why we set up the helpline and how we help people that contact us. 

You can view the video here.




 
Women: Media, Sexism and Online Abuse (Video)
Jan 2015


We partnered with the Govt Equalities Office to hold a consultation event to find out how women were being affected by online and media sexism.  Key highlights from the event have been captured on video. 

You can view it here.

 
Jasmin's Story: Victim of CSE (Original Video)
October 2014


This video highlights a real life case study from our ground breaking report Unheard Voices: Sexual Exploitation of Asian Girls and Young Women.

You can view it here.



 
Jasmin's Story: Victim of CSE (Edited Video)
October 2014


This video highlights a real life case study from our ground breaking report Unheard Voices: Sexual Exploitation of Asian Girls and Young Women

You can view it here.



 
Unheard Voices: Sexual Exploitation of Girls and Young Women (Booklet)
October 2014


This information booklet provides information on what exploitation is, the warning signs, vulnerabilities, case studies, barriers to reporting, how victims are breaking free and support that is available. 

The booklet can be downloaded here.








 
Unheard Voices: Sexual Exploitation of Girls and Young Women (Report)
September 2013


Report on the sexual exploitation of Asian / Muslim children and young women whose experiences have been largely hidden and hence unknown so that tailored interventions and prevention measures can be developed and implemented.








 
Muslim Women: Political and Civic Engagement in the UK (Report)
July 2012

After conducting a round table discussion with Muslim women and Government Equalities Office (in partnership with the Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations at the Warwick University), a report was produced and formerly submitted to government's consultation on Strengthening Women's Voices. The findings of the discussions were summarised, which highlighted how Muslim women can be encouraged and supported to increase their civic engagement and influence policies and decisions affecting their lives and their communities.





 
Information and Advice on Muslim Marriages in Britain (Booklet)
Jan 2012



Guidance resource on what makes marriages legally valid and invalid, importance of having registered marriages and the consequences of not having them.

You can download it here.









 
Big Sisters - Muslim Female Role Models (Booklet)
September 2010



The booklet profiles Muslim female role models from Birmingham who from diverse backgrounds. These have been distributed to local schools.









 

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