ENAR Chair Karen Taylor speaks at the EU Anti-Racism Summit

| 19.03.2021

ENAR Chair, Karen Taylor, delivers a speech at the inaugural EU Anti-Racism Summit during the panel: The European Anti-Racism Action Plan– From words to action. The aim of the panel is to discuss what challenges and structural discrimination racialised people face in the EU

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Reflections on allyship

| 24.02.2021

A prominent reason, I have been told, as to why current demands for ‘racial’ equality are different is because now White people are joining in in large numbers too. In short, Black people now have White allies. As a non-White person I have mixed feelings about this, going backwards and forwards between a sense of hope and frustration. This short piece was written at the outset of the most recent Black Lives Matter movement to try and make sense of this tension.

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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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The ENAR blog aims to stimulate debate on anti-racism, racial equality, and key issues impacting ethnic and religious minorities and migrants. It is a space open for respectful debate, discussion and ideas on race and racism-related issues in Europe and beyond.

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