13 September 2018 Podcast #0

The Snash with Jennie Cook - Episode 2 on Islamophobia, micro aggression's and feminism

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The Snash With Jennie Cook – is a brilliant new podcast about women made in Scotland.

Jennie Cook is a radio presenter and podcaster, DJ, voice over artist, workshop facilitator and events host. 

 In Episode 2 Jennie chats to Samina Ansari, C.E.O of Amina, Muslim Women’s Resource Centre about her experiences of Islamophobia and micro aggressions, why she wears the hijab, and how her feminism intersects with her faith.

Amina do some incredible work which you can check out here – they run befriending services and employability schemes, work with refugees and take projects into schools to combat Islamophobia. They also have a helpline for Muslim Women across Scotland which you can ring on 0808 801 0301, opening hours are on their website and it won’t show up on the phone bill.

Intersectionality in Action Panel discussion takes place on Saturay 29th of September as part of #WOWPERTH

“I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” Audre Lorde Many women are held back not just by their gender. As a predominantly white, able bodied society how do we make sure our own personal fight and Scotland’s fight for gender equality is truly intersectional? Our panel including Director of Equate Scotland and founder of Women 50/50 Talat Yaqoob, Activist Mina Baird and local Outreach Officer Samaira Ali will discuss how they are putting intersectionality into practice as they place issues like race, class, sexuality and disability front and centre in their fight against sexism.

11.30am - 12.30pm Main Stage PART OF PASS

check out the full Women of the world festival Programme here.

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