2016 Cohort Update

A progress trip in December allowed us to meet the 2016 Cohort of Girls supported by Breaking The Cycle UK. The visit was extremely rewarding as the girls are now achieving great results at School. Some of the… Read More

New Cohort of Girls for 2016

During the last progress trip to Bangladesh, the new cohort of girls were welcomed to the programme of support through Breaking The Cycle UK. The girls achieved 60% or more in the test they sat in December 2015…. Read More

Progressive Muslim Forum – Event at the House of Lords

Siddika presented progress by Breaking the Cycle UK, and women’s enterprise development at The House of Lords event on 22nd July 2015. The event was organised by Kurshid Alam of the Progressive Muslim Forum with Lord Sheikh of… Read More

New Ambassador Sir Gerald Kaufman MP

We are very pleased to announce that Sir Gerald Kaufman MP has agreed to be our latest Ambassador. Sir Gerald Bernard Kaufman has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1970, first for Manchester Ardwick, and then subsequently… Read More

New Cohort of Girls for 2015

Siddika Ahmed and 2 donors Christine Woodall and Barbara Brayshay visited Sylhet Bangladesh in February 2015 to meet the new cohort of girls. Of the 100 girls who sat the selection test in November last year, 47 new… Read More

Marjana Jahan graduates with a grade average of 4.6 out of 5.0

Marjana Jahan photo

Great News! Marjana Jahan, a student in our first cohort, has graduated from Kishore Mohon Girls Secondary School in Sylhet with great results. She achieved a 4.6 grade average out of a total of 5.0. Her sponsor was… Read More

Selection Test for the 2015 Cohort

One hundred girls from 3 schools in Sylhet sat the selection test with the hope of gaining support starting in 2015. The test took place at Syed Hatim Ali School.

Time For Equality profiles BTCUK and our Founder Siddika Ahmed

in a two-article series, Time for Equality interviewed Siddika Ahmed, founder and managing director of Breaking the Cycle UK, a woman passionate about equality, engaged in numerous community empowerment projects and a long term advocate for better relationships… Read More

Our Bollywood Night Fundraiser was a great success !

The Bollywood Night Fundraiser on Friday 27th June at the GC-Grosvenor in Parrs Wood Manchester was a great success. The participants had a great evening with great food, great hospitality, and the opportunity to learn a few Bollywood… Read More

Charity Fundraiser – Bollywood Night – Friday 27th June – Grosvenor G Casino Didsbury

A Champagne Reception Family Style Meal + Entertainment (learn how to dance bollywood style) £25 per head Friday 27th June at 7:30PM Grosvenor G Casino Parrswood Entertainment Centre Wilmslow Road Manchester M20 5PG