Causes and Cures at Manchester Met university
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Tuesday December 12 2023
In observance of Islamophobia Awareness Month, Manchester Metropolitan University Students’ Union orchestrated a thought-provoking workshop, delivered by MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development).
The event, a testament to the Students’ Union’s commitment to inclusivity, provided students with a crucial platform for dialogue and understanding. The MEND-led workshop delved into the intricacies of Islamophobia, fostering a nuanced comprehension of its causes and exploring strategies for combatting prejudice within the university community. By addressing the root issues head-on, the event encouraged students to actively contribute to a more inclusive campus environment. Adding depth to the initiative, the Islamophobia Awareness Month exhibition complemented the workshop by spotlighting British Muslim contributions and raising awareness of the challenges faced by the community. This visual component served as a powerful backdrop, enhancing participants’ understanding of the multifaceted aspects of Islamophobia.
Manchester Metropolitan University Students’ Union deserves commendation for its pivotal role in organizing this impactful workshop, delivered by MEND. By addressing the root causes of Islamophobia and celebrating British Muslim contributions, the Students’ Union actively engages in shaping a campus culture that values diversity and promotes tolerance.