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Racism

Midwifery Feature Articles

What We Need to Thrive?

Paul
In 2011, one of the Society of African and Caribbean Midwives (SoAC) leaders embarked on the journey of becoming a Mary Seacole Leadership. In the words of Martin Luther King Jr ‘Take the first step. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.’ Embarking on......
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Conversations around Race, Racism and ’Unconscious Bias’

Paul
Benash Nazmeen, Specialist Cultural Liaison Midwife, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and Illiyin Morrison, Founder of Mixing up Motherhood; Midwife; Hypnobirthing teacher and Mum discuss Conversations around race, racism and ’unconscious bias’: moving from rhetoric to changing ourselves, our environment and our practice at the London Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2021....
Midwifery Sector News

Challenging racism across the maternity services

Paul
In recent months the circumstances around inequality and race have been at the forefront of our minds. The deaths in the United States of black men at the hands of police has caused huge distress and spawned protests across the world, as images were flashed across the internet. In the......