Intersectionality at the heart of working on violence against women and girls

ENAR network | 3.11.2020 By Zlakha Ahmed

As a survivor led and survivor responsive organisation, whose mission is to provide safety and support to women and girls from non-white communities who are facing issues of violence and abuse, intersectionality has been be at the heart of the work Apna Haq does.

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EU anti-racism action plan explained: A blog series

EU anti-racism | 13.10.2020 By Julie Pascoët

This series of short blog articles by Julie Pascoet, Senior Advocacy Officer at ENAR, will detail and explain some elements of the new EU Action Plan Against Racism launched by the European Commission on 18th September 2020, in the aftermath of the Black Lives Matter movement and anti-racism protests across the world and in Europe. A key resource to inform actions of anti-racist activists who want to engage at EU level.

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Fighting for LGBTIQ+ rights through an intersectional lens

ENAR network | 7.10.2020 By Tadeja Pirih

How Ljubljana Pride Association in Slovenia is applying an intersectional approach in their work and trying to tackle social justice and inclusion in a holistic manner.

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Towards the mainstreaming of intersectional policies in Belgium

By country | 28.09.2020 By Tine Claus

Are Belgian politicians and administrations already familiar with intersectionality and is this already reflected in existing or to be developed policies? This article focuses on the importance of intersectional policy, in particular within the framework of an action plan against racism.

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What intersectionality means for an organisation of women of African descent

ENAR network | 24.09.2020 By Shaban Jah & Fatou Diaby Dansoko

The European Network of Women of African Descent empower women of African descent, black Muslim women and young people of African descent. They give their insights on their approach to intersectionality.

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Why intersectionality is relevant for a fairer Europe

Structural racism | 18.09.2020 By Wadzanai Motsi-Khatai and Miriam Aced

The question for Europe now is not if discrimination and exclusion exist but rather how intersectionality serves as a tool to create a fairer, socially just, and more inclusive Europe for everyone.

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