Introducing WARN – Women Against Radicalisation Network

“WOMEN HAVE POWERFUL VOICES. THEY ARE THE MOTHERS, DAUGHTERS AND SISTERS OF CHANGE, IN THE HOME AND THE COMMUNITY. THAT’S WHY THE WOMEN AGAINST RADICALISATION NETWORK (WARN) BELIEVES THAT WOMEN CAN EMPOWER THEMSELVES TO SPEAK, LEARN AND ACT TOGETHER AGAINST RADICALISATION.” Women from different backgrounds help to make WARN what it is today. But one… Read More

Top Countries to Live in Europe

Apart from the affordable cost of living, Europe is also a place for impressive architectural structure, diverse culture, spectacular public transport system and an active economy. In case you are recently contemplating about relocating to Europe, here are some of the recommendations of the experts. Best Place to Live in Europe Belgium Brussels, Belgium is… Read More

A message to US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump

A message to US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump – Hands off our p****** Author: Aisha Ali-Khan (Women United Blog) A few weeks ago I wrote an open letter to Elhamy Agina, the Egyptian MP who suggested that Egyptian female university  students be forced to undergo a virginity test before they enroll, telling him to keep his… Read More

Qisetna – Talking Syria

(Syrian Artist & Hakawati Bassam Dawood (left) and Dima Mekdad (right) performing at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2015.) Qisetna – Talking Syria is a non-political platform which evolved to create a safe and inclusive space for Syrians to share their stories and keep the memory and culture of Syria alive.   It was founded… Read More

Fighting Hate Crime – What Can We Do?

Have you ever wondered why people discriminate or commit hate crime? Have you ever felt powerless to do anything about it? Gordon Allport was an American psychologist who in the 1950’s studied the societal conditions and human behaviours that could lead to genocide. He also explored the circumstances which permit individuals in society to carry… Read More