Instrumentalising women’s rights in racist discourses: we need an intersectional...

| 8.03.2019 By Isabela Mihalache

When pursuing a women’s rights agenda, policy makers should ensure that an intersectional approach is used in order to avoid reproducing stigmatisation and discrimination of groups they otherwise strive to protect. The recently adopted European Parliament Resolution on women’s role in preventing radicalisation shows just how "women’s rights" can be instrumentalised to fuel Islamophobic discourses.

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The case of Shamima Begum: British identity and terrorist activity in the spotlight

| 4.03.2019 By Ojeaku Nwabuzo

Taking the recent case of Shamima Begum, a British national who travelled from the UK to Syria to join Daesh in 2015, who now wishes to return to the UK with her child, we see how citizenship and identity can be violently reconfigured by the state.

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[INTERVIEW] An intersectional approach to equality and social justice

| 7.02.2019

The European Network Against Racism and the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ) organised a landmark European symposium on intersectionality as a tool for equality and justice in autumn 2018, and have just issued a short report of this event. In this interview, ENAR’s Julie Pascoët and CIJ’s Emilia Roig look back at the event and tell us why an intersectional approach to social justice and equality is essential to address structural racism and discrimination in society.

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State of Racism in the Union 2018 -...

| 12.09.2018 By

The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) recaps on a year of racism and resistance in the European Union, otherwise unaddressed in the official State of the Union address.

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Back-to-work: what’s coming up for...

| 10.09.2018 By Claire Fernandez

As Brussels and the EU “bubble” goes back to business as usual after the summer recess, we reflect on what’s at stake for the "rentrée" and give an insight into ENAR’s upcoming actions for achieving equality and racial justice in Europe.

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Les stéréotypes ancrés dans l’imaginaire

| 16.05.2018 By Nara Ritz

A l’occasion de la Journée de l’insurrection gitane, Nara Ritz dénonce les contrôles au faciès et violences policières subis par les voyageurs français et un cadre législatif et politique lui-même violent.

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