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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We need to talk about systemic racism in Denmark

By country | 31.07.2020 By Bashy Quraishy

In Denmark, there is a long tradition of not wanting to talk about racism and denying how structural racism has been a major obstacle for ethnic minorities.

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Social media extremism can be “asymptomatic”

| 27.07.2020 By Mark Dechesne

A large scale European study of current right-wing and Islamist extremism on Twitter shows that many online contributions fall under the radar of law enforcement or social media’s own standards to remove hateful content from their platforms. To address these challenges, effective policies should aim to balance inclusiveness and prevention of extremist acts.

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‘We Demand Justice for George Floyd’ – An Open Letter

Structural racism | 3.06.2020 By

An open letter by Fatima Zaman and Yasmine Ouirhrane, undersigned by ’the Collective of Voices’, an international group of activists, journalists and supporters of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

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