Driven out of Bradford: Third world experience in First World Britain

In 2017, N. Lewis and I co-researched and co-wrote 'Hate Crimes in the UK against ex-Muslims: Experiences, Effects & Recommendations' . The full report is enclosed at the bottom of the page. Given recent attacks in France and ongoing, divisive violence, I wanted to draw attention to religious and other minorities silently suffering in communities …

Vulnerability requires sensitivity & more police women

I was recently asked by the Director of SecurityWomen to write about my experiences with the police. The organisation calls for more women in the security sector in all countries that comprise the UN. Women disproportionately suffer in male-dominated systems, at work, at home and in societies and communities that relegate them. In regard to …

Refuge For Nations

Refuge for Nations held its second Mother’s Day Event on May 11, in Durfee, Detroit; bringing together a cohort of Detroit’s local community and predominantly female entrepreneurs. The event was premised on female empowerment: struggles and accomplishments of women, which as keynote speaker, I had the privilege of speaking about:   (Keynote Speech, RFN 2019) …