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Charity Awaaz launch first IT sessions to ‘empower’ women

PUBLISHED: 12:51 03 February 2016 | UPDATED: 13:23 03 February 2016

About 12 women attended Awaaz's first IT training sessions to learn basic computer skills and how to use the internet

About 12 women attended Awaaz's first IT training sessions to learn basic computer skills and how to use the internet

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The women’s charity Awaaz has launched its first IT classes to “empower” and “connect” women.

The two-hour sessions are aimed to teach women basic computer skills and a dozen people attended the first classes on Monday.

Bushra Tahir, chair and founder of Awaaz, said she was “over the moon” to be able to help women connect with the world around them.

She said becoming “emotional” when one of the participants, who has been living in the UK for 45 years, thank the charity for giving her the opportunity to learn how to use a computer without needing permission from her family.

Sessions are free but a refundable £10 deposit is required to make a booking.

They run twice a day on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1pm to 3pm at 1 Holstock Road, Ilford.

For more information contact Bushra Tahir on 07956 661508 or email awaazgroup.hotmail.com.


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