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Our Annual Public Meeting, 2021

On Friday 12 Nov 2021 we held our annual public meeting with the Syrian community in Manchester at Birch Community Centre. The meeting provided us the opportunity to give updates about the work we carried out in the last year most especially during the lockdown.

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Community research: Belonging in neighbourhoods for dispersed communities

On Thursday, 11 Nov 2021, Dr Moaz El Sayed, our Research & Advocacy Officer was invited by Ambition for Ageing to a seminar called: Community research: Belonging in neighbourhoods for dispersed communities’. Dr El Sayed spoke about some points related to conducting research reflecting on our experience in conducting research with elderly refugees.

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Session on Domestic Abuse

On Wed 10 Nov 2021, Rethink Rebuild Society hosted a session on domestic abuse. The session was delivered by Safety 4 Sisters and focused on what support and advice can be offered to women experience abuse (especially women from a migrant background) or to anyone that is concerned about a woman they know.

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Talk at Manchester Amnesty

Our manager, Dr Haytham Alhamwi, was invited by Manchester Amnesty to an online event on Monday 8th November about the 10th anniversary of the Syrian uprising. Dr Alhamwi offered updates on the current situation in Syria and the situation of the Syrian refugees. He ended by mentioning some practical steps to support the work and the mission of Rethink Rebuild Society.

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