Tag: refugees

Meena Centre brings refugee women and the local community together

At their “Breaking Bread and Boundaries” event last Saturday, Meena Centre announced the opening of a new space to support refugees and asylum seekers. The centre will open in Birmingham on June 20th. At last week’s event, refugee women shared their stories with locals from Handsworth and members of different ethnic local group.  Originally from Ivory Coast, Agnes Tanoh…

Amirah Foundation invites Brummies to show solidarity over Ramadan

As Ramadan started, Amirah Foundation organised an event to explain the meaning of this fasting period for Muslims. At the same time, charity representatives explained how their work intensifies over this time, as even more women and children need their support.  Organised at the Women’s Enterprise Hub, the event brought together representatives of Birmingham Central…