‘Pioneering’ Blackburn ladies’s group hosts twentieth anniversary occasion

‘Pioneering’ Blackburn ladies’s group hosts twentieth anniversary occasion

A charity which helps feminine survivors and their households from home violence has celebrated its twentieth anniversary.

Humraaz helps ladies and women who’ve fled home abuse, sexual violence, compelled marriage and honour-based violence.  The charity additionally assists ladies and women to maneuver from disaster to security of their refuge.

The dinner was organised by employees, service customers and supporters and held at The Glass Marquee, Stanley House, Mellor.

As nicely as keynote speeches and the occasion noticed a efficiency of ‘The Fire Chai Club’ by Idle Women which depicts ‘the facility of girls and their profound contribution as they arrive collectively’.

Chair of the group, Penelope D’Souza stated “Every girl right here right now has touched or has been touched by Humraaz. It takes so much to be weak in entrance of an viewers and much more, it’s a privilege to witness this and be there to assist the ladies. 

“Our shared imaginative and prescient on the planet is that violence in opposition to ladies and women doesn’t exist, and we do that not solely by tackling the signs of abuse however how we will forestall it. We should be agile and present. We need ladies not solely to outlive however to thrive.

“A particular thanks conveyed to our sponsors EG Group, My Lahore and Kaka Events for making the occasion superb.”

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Staff and leaders paid tribute to colleague Shamim Nawaz who sadly died earlier this 12 months.

CEO of Humraaz Firoza Mohmed stated: “Humraaz was volunteer run within the early days, if right now we will bear in mind these ladies who sacrificed their time and households to get Humraaz off the bottom. 

“We hope you might be happy, with the progress thus far and that now we have carried the baton with the identical ardour, dedication and dedication with which you began.

“We have made many buddies and Ambassadors supporting our work,  I’m happy to say quite a few these are males together with some superb organisations and interesting in significant partnerships.”

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The group presents structured programmes offering ‘ladies a secure place to develop, permit integration into society with social and financial stability’.  The skilled ladies’s peer assist group, ProDIGY has continued to develop as ladies attempt to achieve excellence of their skilled lives, community and improve their careers.

Shen Mulla from the group stated: “Over the final 20 years from a hushed presence as a result of nature of our work we do, to right now, open heartedly proclaiming our success was a marvellous feeling.

“The contribution to empowering and making impression on lives in ways in which we may solely think about is now lastly a core a part of our supply.”

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Attendees and company on the occasion who requested to not be recognized had this to say.

“Congratulations to Humraaz. I’m pretty new to their work however seems like they’re superb and what an achievement. An enormous thanks to all those that assist assist one another even with the smallest gestures”.

“Thanks Humraaz for organising such a robust occasion. All the displays had been so significant, confirmed all of the interior energy and progress of service customers and a lot love and care between employees too. Well Done! Here’s to the following 20 years and past.”

“Nothing however admiration and respect to all the sort beautiful souls I’ve crossed paths with at Humraaz. The love assist and positivity that teams like Prodigy have given have enriched my life in so some ways. Thank you”.

“Such pleasure and contentment realizing this organisation is supporting and empowering ladies it doesn’t matter what their background and tales. We develop stronger collectively.”



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