Initiative by Muslim Women's Network UK
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Purpose of MHM

To celebrate and raise awareness about the significant contributions and cultural richness of Muslims in Britain, with the goal of challenging negative stereotypes, fostering improved understanding, and cultivating greater empathy and inclusion towards Muslim communities within the broader society.


Your ideas can be big or small. They could be something you would consider doing personally or would like to see others do. We can add these to our toolkit to help inspire others.
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Our Supporters

We express gratitude to our initial supporters for playing a crucial role in helping to launch Muslim Heritage Month. Resources for staff time and website development, has been instrumental in getting the initiative off the ground.

Listings

These are third party Muslim focussed events that have occurred or scheduled to take place during and after MHM. They can be a useful source of ideas when thinking about your own activities. Please contact us to post your events.
If you want your event removed, then please inform us.

Social contribution of British Muslims

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5th Mar 2024 @ 7:30pm

Social contribution of British Muslims

Panel: Tasneem Bhindarwala (solicitor), Salma Khanam (Aishah Help), Abdurahman Sayed (Al-Manaar) and Safeer Zartasht (Voice of Islam UK)
Organiser: Institute for Impact of Faith in Life
 
Location: One Birdcage Walk

A Celebration of Muslim Creators on TikTok

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5th Mar 2024 @ 12:30pm

A Celebration of Muslim Creators on TikTok

The following share their perspectives: Maryam Malik, Unzela Khan Sheikh, Sumayah Saadi, Nazma Bashir, Marium J, and Coco.
Organiser – Tik Tok
 
Location: Houses of Parliament

Ramadan Conference

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3rd March 2024 @ 10am

Ramadan Conference

The main theme for this year's conference is heritage, from British Muslim Heritage to Global Muslim Culture.
Organiser: Ramadan Tent Project
 
Location: Royal Institute of Great Britain

Muslims in Britain
Timeline History

Muslim influence in Britain can be traced back to the 8th century. Explore the timeline to discover how Muslims have been a part of British history for many hundreds of years, which included trade, diplomacy and labour.



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Partner with us

If you would like to show solidarity with Muslim communities in Britain and would like to partner or collaborate with the Muslim Heritage Month initiative then please get in touch to discuss your ideas further.

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Muslim Statistics

Population
4 million Muslims
Muslims make up 6.5%
of the population
1 in 3 minority ethnic
people are Muslims
100,000 Muslim
Converts in Britain
8% are Indian
Muslims
10% of Muslims are
Black African / Carib.
6% are
White Muslims
7% are
Arab Muslims
40% are
Pakistani Muslims
16% are
Bangladeshi Muslims
Make up 15% of
London's population
Median average
age of 27
77,000 Muslims in
Scotland (2011)
12,000 Muslims in
Northern Ireland
3.9 million Muslims
in England & Wales
There are 500 Muslim
councillors
There are 46000
Muslim NHS workers
Muslims make up 6%
of solicitors
Charity donation
£1 billion / yr
Muslim pound worth
£20bn and growing
More than two thirds
are South Asian
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