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Muslim Women's Network Uk

What it does
    Promoting equality and diversity, social inclusion and religious and racial harmony through providing information, advice and support to service users, service providers and wider community as well as undertaking research into key issues of importance and facilitating training and forums.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
Sector(s) covered
  • Economic/community Development/employment
  • Human Rights/religious Or Racial Harmony/equality Or Diversity
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1155092
  • First registered on 19/12/2013
UN SDGs
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Good health & wellbeing
Gender Equality
Reduced Inequalities
Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Filed on
31/03/2018 £288,032 £275,862 £12,170 04/11/2018
31/03/2017 £203,148 £192,398 £10,750 22/11/2017
31/03/2016 £163,072 £152,464 £10,608 07/11/2016
31/03/2015 £94,595 £82,830 £11,765 11/08/2015
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 7 grant making charities totalling £965,886

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£45,500
31/12/2017
Barrow Cadbury To support an analysis of cases related to criminal justice that have been supported by the MWNUK's helpline since 2015, and an influencing and advocacy programme based on the results.
£15,000
07/12/2017
Lloyds Bank Foundation Birmingham based charity that support Muslim women nationwide predominately through a helpline. They now seek to pilot a face to face support service to help with issues mainly around Domestic, sexual violence and abuse. An evaluation is also included.
£120,000
30/11/2017
Joseph Rowntree Foundation Building a network of Islamic Feminism Allies
£513,286
28/06/2017
National Lottery This project will expand the Muslim Women’s Network's national helpline through the recruitment of new helpline workers to meet demand. The helpline supports Muslim women facing sexual violence, forced marriage, honour based and domestic violence, FGM, discrimination, Islamophobia, isolation and mental health issues. The project will also provide specialist, culturally sensitive counselling services to make it easier for women to access the support they need.
£60,000
31/10/2016
Esmee Fairbairn Towards advocacy work to cascade and disseminate resources on women's rights and gender-based violence to women and girls.
£100,000
30/06/2015
Tudor Trust over three years towards the salaries of two helpline support workers providing information and advice to Muslim women across the UK
£88,300
31/05/2014
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' costs of establishing a 'National Muslim Women's Helpline' to provide specialist faith and culturally sensitive support to Muslim women at risk
£10,000
01/05/2014
National Lottery Not Available
£13,800
25/03/2014
Barrow Cadbury Raising Awareness of CSE Amongst Asian Communities
Governance
Trustees (4)
  • Sophie Jane Garner (2 trusteeships)
    • Dr Iram Sattar (2 trusteeships)
    • Dr Khursheed Wadia Bsc (hons), PHD
    • Nazmin Akthar Llb Llm Bvc
    Main office

    THE WAREHOUSE
    54-57 ALLISON STREET
    BIRMINGHAM
    B5 5TH

    Objectives

    (1) THE PROMOTION OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, IN PARTICULAR BY ADVANCING EDUCATION AND RAISING AWARENESS IN EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY, AND PROMOTING ACTIVITIES TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN PEOPLE FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS. (2) TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY WORKING WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED ON THE GROUNDS OF THEIR SEX, ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGION, BELIEF OR CREED (IN PARTICULAR, WOMEN IN THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY) TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF SUCH PEOPLE AND ASSIST THEM TO ACHIEVE THEIR POTENTIAL AND INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY, IN PARTICULAR BY: A. PROVIDING FORUMS THAT ENCOURAGES AND ENABLES MEMBERS OF THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE MORE EFFECTIVELY WITH THE WIDER COMMUNITY; B. INCREASING, OR CO-ORDINATING, OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEMBERS OF THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY TO ENGAGE WITH SERVICE PROVIDERS, TO ENABLE THOSE PROVIDERS TO ADAPT SERVICES TO BETTER MEET THE NEEDS OF THAT COMMUNITY. (3) THE PROMOTION OF RELIGIOUS AND RACIAL HARMONY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY PROMOTING KNOWLEDGE AND MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING AND RESPECT OF THE BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF DIFFERENT RELIGIOUS AND RACIAL GROUPS.