Muslim Women's Network Uk

www.mwnuk.co.uk
Charity first registered in the UK on 19/12/2013 no: 1155092
Charities Commission data
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What has this charity achieved?

Unfortunately this charity does not currently publish data on impact measurement.

UN Sustainable Development Goals
3 Good health & wellbeing
5 Gender Equality
10 Reduced Inequalities
16 Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions

What it does

Economic/community Development/employment
Human Rights/religious Or Racial Harmony/equality Or Diversity

How it works

Provides ServicesProvides Advocacy/advice/informationSponsors Or Undertakes ResearchActs As An Umbrella Or Resource Body

Where it operates

Throughout England And Wales

Who it helps

Children/young People
Elderly/old People
People With Disabilities
People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin


Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 7 grant making charities totalling £965,886

When Amount Donor To be used for
31/12/2017 £45,500 Barrow Cadbury To support an analysis of cases related to criminal justice that have been supported by the MWNUK's helpline since 2015, and an influencing and advocacy programme based on the results.
07/12/2017 £15,000 Lloyds Bank Foundation Birmingham based charity that support Muslim women nationwide predominately through a helpline. They now seek to pilot a face to face support service to help with issues mainly around Domestic, sexual violence and abuse. An evaluation is also included.
30/11/2017 £120,000 Joseph Rowntree Foundation Building a network of Islamic Feminism Allies
28/06/2017 £513,286 National Lottery This project will expand the Muslim Women’s Network's national helpline through the recruitment of new helpline workers to meet demand. The helpline supports Muslim women facing sexual violence, forced marriage, honour based and domestic violence, FGM, discrimination, Islamophobia, isolation and mental health issues. The project will also provide specialist, culturally sensitive counselling services to make it easier for women to access the support they need.
31/10/2016 £60,000 Esmee Fairbairn Towards advocacy work to cascade and disseminate resources on women's rights and gender-based violence to women and girls.
30/06/2015 £100,000 Tudor Trust over three years towards the salaries of two helpline support workers providing information and advice to Muslim women across the UK
31/05/2014 £88,300 Henry Smith Charity towards three years' costs of establishing a 'National Muslim Women's Helpline' to provide specialist faith and culturally sensitive support to Muslim women at risk
01/05/2014 £10,000 National Lottery Not Available
25/03/2014 £13,800 Barrow Cadbury Raising Awareness of CSE Amongst Asian Communities

Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers
31/03/2018 £288,032 £275,862 £12,170 0
31/03/2017 £203,148 £192,398 £10,750 0
31/03/2016 £163,072 £152,464 £10,608 0
31/03/2015 £94,595 £82,830 £11,765 0

Trustees

This charity has 4 registered trustees.

  • Dr Iram Sattar
  • Dr Khursheed Wadia Bsc (hons), Phd
  • Nazmin Akthar Llb Llm Bvc
  • Sophie Jane Garner
Objectives

(1) THE PROMOTION OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, IN PARTICULAR BY ADVANCING EDUCATION AND RAISING AWARENESS IN EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY, AND PROMOTING ACTIVITIES TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN PEOPLE FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS. (2) TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY WORKING WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED ON THE GROUNDS OF THEIR SEX, ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGION, BELIEF OR CREED (IN PARTICULAR, WOMEN IN THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY) TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF SUCH PEOPLE AND ASSIST THEM TO ACHIEVE THEIR POTENTIAL AND INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY, IN PARTICULAR BY: A. PROVIDING FORUMS THAT ENCOURAGES AND ENABLES MEMBERS OF THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE MORE EFFECTIVELY WITH THE WIDER COMMUNITY; B. INCREASING, OR CO-ORDINATING, OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEMBERS OF THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY TO ENGAGE WITH SERVICE PROVIDERS, TO ENABLE THOSE PROVIDERS TO ADAPT SERVICES TO BETTER MEET THE NEEDS OF THAT COMMUNITY. (3) THE PROMOTION OF RELIGIOUS AND RACIAL HARMONY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY PROMOTING KNOWLEDGE AND MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING AND RESPECT OF THE BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF DIFFERENT RELIGIOUS AND RACIAL GROUPS.