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Missing Muslim Women: In British Politics

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Main Chamber, Merton Council

Merton Civic Centre

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Join MWM in their first-ever roundtable discussion on the British Women in Politics!

We would like this to be an opportunity to meet with like-minded women, in a welcoming and relaxed environment. We would like to build a solid network of Muslim women, who can support each other!


Why is this discussion important?

Muslim women are under-represented in both local and national politics. Muslim women have voices, which are going unheard.

Recently, Citizens UK released a report called- Missing Muslims.

In this report it was found that the reluctance to condemn anti-Muslim prejudice and the fear of discrimination, is actively discouraging young British Muslims from engaging with the political system.

This same report recommended the following:

"For the Government to adopt a definition of anti-Muslim prejudice, and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to set up administrative systems to look at Anti-Muslim prejudice"

"For the Government to develop an integration strategy. This should include work at a local level to ensure progress towards a shared goal of a cohesive British society built on common principles."

"For mosques to explore partnerships both within and outside the Muslim communities to develop capacity."

Amongst many others.

(Find the Executive Summary here: https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/newcitizens/pages/1261/attachments/original/1499106447/Missing_Muslims_Report_A4_-_Web_Short_Version.pdf?1499106447)


Following these suggestions, we here at MWM want to invite you to an exciting evening to discuss what we can do to:

a) Encourage Muslim women to get involved in Politics.

b) Empower Muslim women to have their voice heard in the local, social and national media.

c) Educate Muslim women in what their vote means and how it can change the political landscape.

Come to be inspired. Come to gain insight. Come to find your voices.



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United Kingdom

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