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About Us

The MWNNA is a peak body representing a network of Muslim women’s organisations and individuals throughout Australia.

We are a multicultural Muslim women’s organization. We welcome Muslim women of all ages, occupations and ethnicities to join with us in sisterhood

Our individual members include lawyers, corporate managers, journalists, teachers, university students and home managers. Our membership is also drawn from a broad mix of ethnic backgrounds from the Middle East, South East Asia, the Pacific Islands, Africa, Europe and America, as well as members who were born in this country.

We are located in Auburn New South Wales. We meet on the first Saturday of every month for discussion, talk or video and a social get together.

Our interests are:

  1. The education of Muslim women and girls to know and appreciate their Islamic rights and duties
  2. Advocacy with government and non-government institutions on behalf of Muslims, especially women and children
  3. Maintaining good relations with Australians of other faiths and joining with them in interfaith meetings and events
  4. Assisting refugees and others in need of help in our society

The MWNNA works closely with leading progressive Muslim figures in Australia and overseas. Many of our initiatives include men and women. In Australia, our members are active in interfaith activities with members of Jewish, Christian (Catholic & Protestant), Hindu, Bahai and Bhuddist faiths.

Muslim Women’s National Network of Australia, Inc. is horrified by the calamity caused to the innocent people by un-Islamic behaviour and brutality committed by criminals who claim to uphold peaceful and humanitarian religion of Islam.

In Arabic Islam means peace! So far the criminals have killed thousands of Muslims and non-Muslims alike, as well as displacing them from their own homeland. This is in direct contravention of the preaching of Islam, which considers all forms of life as sacred. The sanctity of human life is accorded a special place : Qur’an 5, 32 state that if anyone killed a person, it would be as if he killed all of mankind, and if anyone saved a life, it would be as if he saved the life of all mankind.