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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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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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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