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Introduction to Sikh Aware

For many years now the Sikh community in the NZ have suffered anti-Sikhs incidents which have not been recorded or monitored. The true numbers of incidents against Sikhs are not yet known.

Sikh Aware Sikh Aware NZ is a New Zealand Based Charity providing a support service for those who experience anti-Sikh discrimination, hatred and bullying especially due to wearing a Turban/Patka/Kirpan/Karha. Sikh Aware aims to to resolve social conflict through positive dialogue and Sikh Awareness sessions.

The team at Sikh Aware also works with Government and various Gurdwaras across New Zealand to raise the issues concerning the Sikhs at a policy level and our work would help shape and inform policy makers.

What is Sikh Aware NZ?

Sikh Aware is a New Zealand based charity which carries out various awareness activities to support the followers of Sikh Religion. If you or your child faces any kind of harassment at work, school or public due to wearing a Turban/Patka/Kirpan/Karha or your are excluded from certain activities due to not wearing a helmet or a hat, please contact Sikh Aware at info@sikhaware.org.nz and the Sikh Aware team will try to speak to you to discuss the possible solutions so that you can follow their faith with pride and without being harassed or bullied.
We also support those who face exploitation or discrimination at work or any kind of harassment in public places and can provide appropriate support services including qualified legal advice where required.






















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