Asylum from Rape: Campaigns

UP FROM DESTITUTION

20 July 2021

UP FROM DESTITUTION WOMEN AND OUR CHILDREN ESCAPING PERSECUTION, WAR AND ECOLOGICAL DEVASTATION HAVE A RIGHT TO ASYLUM AND SUPPORT Crossroads Women’s Centre, 25 Wolsey Mews London NW5 2DX +44 (0)20 7482 2496   gwad@allwomencount.net  

Action Alert: Oppose the Nationality and Borders Bill

19 July 2021

ACTION ALERT: OPPOSE THE NATIONALITY & BORDERS BILL The Nationality and Borders Bill undermines everyone’s right to claim asylum, protection and safety. It introduces a two-tier system so that regardless of what horrors people are fleeing from they will be first of all judged on the way they arrived in the UK. Anyone arriving by …

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Template letter: OPPOSE THE NATIONALITY & BORDERS BILL

18 July 2021

OPPOSE THE NATIONALITY & BORDERS BILL I’m writing to ask you as my MP to oppose the Nationality and Borders Bill which has just had its first reading in Parliament. I am upset and horrified at this Bill which will to make it even more difficult for people who are fleeing for their lives to …

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UP FROM DESTITUTION

16 July 2021

Register for free LAUNCH OF a survey of women seeking asylum and making immigration applications in the UK. Nearly half of the women surveyed had no income at all and 60% are living on an income so low that they are officially destitute. PANEL INCLUDES: All African Women’s Group (AAWG) – a self-help group of …

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Abolish Detention: No To Hassockfield

18 May 2021

Abolish Detention – No to Hassockfield

ACTION ALERT: Oppose the “New Immigration” Plan

30 April 2021

The government’s New Immigration Plan introduces a two-tier system so that anyone entering the UK by a so-called illegal route will no longer be entitled to full refugee status. Instead, you will only get “temporary protection status” lasting no longer than 30 months. You will have limited access to benefits and family reunion, and could …

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PRESS RELEASE: Destitute mother and children win housing at last!

23 February 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Destitute mother and children win housing at last! A mother with two children, who was evicted by Lewisham Council five weeks ago, at the height of the second wave of the pandemic and in freezing weather, has won a fight to claim asylum and be granted housing and assistance. Marian Okeibunor is a survivor of …

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UPDATE: Mum & her Children Still Homeless

16 February 2021

UPDATE: Mum & her Children Still Homeless Marian Okeibunor is a rape survivor and mother of two young children. On 14 January 2020 she and her children were evicted by Lewisham Council and are now homeless and destitute. Ms Okeibunor is a member of the All African Women’s Group (AAWG) and is being supported by …

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End the Expansion of Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre

22 January 2021

NO Expansion of Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre “We’re in the middle of a pandemic. Deaths are rising in detention centres, prisons & overcrowded hostels which were dangerous places even before COVID – they should be closed not expanded.  Everyone should be housed safely regardless of immigration status and all deportations suspended for the public good.”

Demand emergency housing and support for a rape survivor and mother with two young children.

21 January 2021

See latest UPDATE – 29 January 21 Marian Okeibunor is a rape survivor and mother of two young children. Until last week she was housed by social services in Lewisham. She and her family were cruelly evicted and are now homeless and destitute. Name: Marian Okeibunor Home Office reference number: ABS/5925291 ►Email: Home Secretary, Priti …

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