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Archive | March, 2017

Major fundraising boost for Manchester Museum’s new South Asia Gallery

A major gift by Shalni and Simon Arora means that Manchester Museum’s plan to develop a permanent gallery on South Asia takes a great step forward.

A significant gift from the Aroras through the Savannah Wisdom Foundation and B&M Retail is the first step towards raising the remaining funds for the Gallery, which will be the first in the country to present both the deep history of South Asia, and the story of the diaspora community in the UK.…

Improving Outcomes for South Asian girls in the UK


The north west of England faces serious challenges in terms of social deprivation, particularly in and around Liverpool and Manchester.  Among widespread disadvantage, certain population groups face greater economic disadvantage than others- particularly Asian women.    Rather than victimising these women, we advocate for an alternative, more positive narrative on social mobility and community integration.…

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