The Sky Project held a conference on 18th November 2021 to celebrate ten years of existence! They were joined by some fantastic speakers. Watch the full conference video above.
The Sky Project were ecstatic to have been shortlisted for ‘Charity of the Year’ at the South West Business and Community Awards. It was a fantastic night and even better when we were finalists! Congratulations to the entire team.
The Sky Project took a stand for women and girls on International Women’s Day, that is, their basic human right to marry on their own terms. Due to the pandemic, it is estimated that there could be an additional 13
Sabeena Pirooz was nominated for the Inspirational Women in Law Awards for her work for The Sky Project. Although not a win on the evening of 5th November 2020, Sabeena was proud to reach the finals and hear inspirational speeches
On 14th July 2020, The Sky Project team remembered Honour Based Abuse victims on The Day of Remembrance. This commemorates the birthday of Shafilea Ahmed, murdered at 17 by her parents for refusing a forced marriage. #notforgotten
As Director of the Sky Project in Bristol and also being born in Britain as a person of colour – I stand in solidarity with the worldwide Black Lives Matter movement. This important opportunity to tackle racism on all fronts
Sabeena Pirooz, Director of the Sky Project, will be providing a 1 hour accredited training session on the 19th March 2020. Tickets are £10 per session (plus a small administration charge) with all monies raised being put back into the charity. The training will take place at: Bristol Law Society, 12 Colston Avenue Bristol, BS1 4ST
In 2017, Sabeena Pirooz, the Sky Project Director commenced chairing the Bristol Forced Marriage Working Group, a multi-agency network of professionals who are tackling the issue of forced marriage in and around Bristol and the South West. The Sky Project
Sabeena Pirooz, Sky Project Director won Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year at Bristol Law Society Awards 2016, held on 13 November at the Bristol Marriott Hotel. The ceremony was hosted by BBC legal correspondent Clive Coleman. Nominees in this