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Imkaan was grateful for the opportunity to host UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Rashida Manjoo, at our offices today, providing a dedicated and important space to focus on the context of violence experienced by young women and girls.
The meeting forms part of her first official visit to the UK and follows on from the Imkaan hosted meeting at the end of March with Ms Manjoo and over 30 BME women from across the country.
Between 31 March and 15 April, Ms Manjoo will assess the manifestations of and response to violence against women and girls in the UK and will share her preliminary findings at a press conference in London at the end of her visit. Her final findings and recommendations will be presented at a forthcoming session of the Human Rights Council.

Imkaan was grateful for the opportunity to host UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Rashida Manjoo, at our offices today, providing a dedicated and important space to focus on the context of violence experienced by young women and girls.

The meeting forms part of her first official visit to the UK and follows on from the Imkaan hosted meeting at the end of March with Ms Manjoo and over 30 BME women from across the country.

Between 31 March and 15 April, Ms Manjoo will assess the manifestations of and response to violence against women and girls in the UK and will share her preliminary findings at a press conference in London at the end of her visit. Her final findings and recommendations will be presented at a forthcoming session of the Human Rights Council.

The Imkaan team had the pleasure of meeting Professor Crenshaw at our offices at the end of March, to connect, learn and discuss black feminism and intersectionality in the US and the UK.
Imkaan team member Camille Kumar also welcomed Ms. Crenshaw at a session at SOAS entitled Intersections: Critical Race and Black British Feminism, a conversation with Kimberle Crenshaw.  

The Imkaan team had the pleasure of meeting Professor Crenshaw at our offices at the end of March, to connect, learn and discuss black feminism and intersectionality in the US and the UK.

Imkaan team member Camille Kumar also welcomed Ms. Crenshaw at a session at SOAS entitled Intersections: Critical Race and Black British Feminism, a conversation with Kimberle Crenshaw.  

Imkaan hosts dedicated meeting with UN Special Rapporteur on VAW and the BME women’s sector

Imkaan was delighted to host a meeting with the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Rashida Manjoo, and the BME women’s sector, during her first official visit to the UK at the end of March.

The event brought together more than 30 BME women from across the country, and provided a dedicated space to highlight and discuss the specific context of violence against BME women and girls in the UK. Imkaan would like to thank all the women who contributed, and we give special thanks to Akima Thomas, for chairing the meeting.

Between 31 March and 15 April, Ms Manjoo will assess the manifestations of and response to violence against women and girls in the UK and will share her preliminary findings at a press conference in London at the end of her visit.   Her final findings and recommendations will be presented at a forthcoming session of the Human Rights Council.

Imkaan submitted a briefing paper to Ms Manjoo in advance of her visit, informed by our members and outlining the key issues for the BME women’s sector.  The paper will be available online soon.