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2104, 2018

Nisa-Nashim lead on letter to local councillors about gendered Islamophobia

April 21st, 2018|

On 18th April 2018, Nisa-Nashim, together with several other Jewish women, wrote to local councillors across the UK, asking for their help in tackling gendered Islamophobia. A copy of the letter is below.  Wednesday 18thApril 2018 Dear Local Council Candidate, As Jewish and Muslim women, we both firmly believe [...]

1403, 2018

Nisa-Nashim Statement on Punish A Muslim Day

March 14th, 2018|

The trustees of Nisa-Nashim are horrified and shocked at the ‘Punish a Muslim’ letter which has been posted to various people and locations around the country. Nisa-Nashim works to bring Jewish and Muslim women together to get to know one another and to address the root causes of anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred and [...]

410, 2015

Jewish-Muslim Women’s Network launched to bring communities together

October 4th, 2015|

More than 120 people attended the formal launch of the Nisa-Nashim, the Jewish-Muslim Women’s Network. The launch at the Islamia Girls School in Queens Park, north-west London was attended by Melanie Dawes, permanent secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), which is supporting the initiative. Ms Dawes said: [...]