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Addressing the impacts of Islamophobia

Dr Hankir answers the question: ‘What can health and social care practitioners do to address the impact of Islamophobia?’

In this step, Dr Hankir answers the question: ‘What can health and social care practitioners do to address the impact of Islamophobia?’

Dr Hankir makes some practical recommendations, beginning with recommending that practitioners ask themselves if they are a source of Islamophobia. This may be a question you want to reflect on privately, perhaps making a note in your reflective diary on your response.

Signposting

Medact is a UK-based campaigning and advocacy movement for health professionals. Medact conduct research and evidence-based campaigning. You can find out more on their website, where there are open-access reports, videos, and blog posts.

Over to you

Think about the recommendations that Dr Hankir makes in this video. Tell us which one you think you might be able to implement in your work, and why. If you don’t agree with Dr Hankir, tell us why. Please remember to be respectful of the sensitivity of the topic, and to your fellow learners, in your response.

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