Why attend a MEND event?
With at least 7,000 anti-Muslim hate crimes a year, systemic discrimination against Muslims in the workplace and relentless media negativity, there has never been a more important time to attend a MEND event and to learn more about tackling Islamophobia. Anti-Muslim hatred affects us all, just like racism and anti-Semitism. MEND unites communities to tackle Islamophobia. Sign up for an event below and learn more about the challenge at hand.
Events for 18th October 2019
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As part of Islamophobia Awareness Month, a number of locations across Blackburn, will play host to MEND’s Islamophobia Exhibition. Make sure you check out the feature to learn more about the history of Muslims in the UK, the extent of Islamophobia and the contributions Muslims make, and have made. Entry is free and there’s no […]Find out more »
Islamophobia is a unique form of Gendered Violence. 60% of MEND Islamophobia Response Unit (IRU) hate crime reports come from Muslim women. The number rises to 80% when just looking at physical assaults. Usually, these attacks on individuals have ripple effects within the family and wider community, which may lead to behavioural changes. How can […]Find out more »