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UK’s first hijab-wearing judge says she’s still mistaken as an interpreter

A Muslim woman has made British history by becoming the first hijab-wearing judge in the country. Raffia Arshad, 40,...

Anubhav Sinha: “I have made this film for men, not women.”

Anubhav Sinha, who has previously directed socially conscious and relevant films like ‘Mulk’ and ‘Article 15’, is now addressing the topic of...

Feeling tired all the time?

By Dr Farzana Khan Are you dark skinned, don’t get out much and feel tired all the time...

#WatchYourLanguage!

A campaign listing unacceptable, prejudiced and dangerous words being used against women and minority groups has just taken to the fore.

Smashing all stereotypes: “There are more and more women coaches out...

"A few of the fathers have thanked me and told me to keep up the good work. I would like to think that I’ve...

“Life does not happen to us, it happens from us”

The High Commission of India in UK with the support of IIW (Inspiring Indian Women) organised a seminar on the topic of ‘Women and...

MEP Amjad Bashir hosts global conference on women and Islam

"Forced marriage and FGM are not condoned by the Holy Quran. Pakistan gave women votes 24 years before Switzerland.” Forced marriage, female genital mutilation and...

More action to tackle women smoking in pregnancy in Yorkshire

Around 9,000 women continue to smoke while pregnant, with rates for smoking in pregnancy varying from 11% to 23.5% Every year 62,000 people...

Women’s conference in Bradford focuses on “Resilience, Faith and Unity”

Over 250 women from across the UK including Glasgow, Wales, Leicester, Doncaster, Halifax, Rotherham, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Blackburn, Manchester and London attended the conference alongside...

Women’s Sports Week

  Several projects created to engage Asian women Sports broadcaster, Muslim, and a mother of two, Reshmin Chowdhury has recalled her experiences and looked at the...

AWA awards -a national celebration of Asian outstanding women

The Asian Women of Achievement Awards (AWA), in association with NatWest have announced the winners of the 2017 awards at a star-studded event in...

Coach calls out to Asian women to join her in Tour...

  She’s “Onna” biking mission An inspiring woman has been drumming up interest from across the region to get Asian women involved in biking. Mumtaz Khan from...

BAME women face “double disadvantage” in criminal justice system

Women are more likely than men to be remanded and then not receive a custodial sentence Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women face a...

Next generation of women in science explore space robots, cloud chambers...

To infinity and beyond… “It’s really helped to show us that jobs in things like science and engineering are just as available to girls...

Why is wearing makeup to the gym bad for your skin?

Yes, we know we all want to look like a diva whilst breaking out into a sweat, but wearing make-up whilst exercising is bad...

Female-led organisations identify priorities for women

Over 70 women from across Leeds, from all walks of life, came together to identify the priorities to make Leeds the best city for...

Controversial contraceptives

The pill may be linked to depression in women A recent study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry, has revealed that women who...

Girl set on fire in India

Violence against women in India still rife after teenager raped and then set alight A 15-year-old girl from a village outside of Delhi has...

Government pledges £20 million in language classes for Muslim women

‘Learn English or risk deportation’ Seven months after David Cameron cut college funding by £45 million and slashed English language teaching, he has pledged an...

Social enterprise takes the shame out of periods. Period.

Women in developing countries need access to better sanitary care  It is often the case that women in the developing world do not have access...

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