Asylum from Rape: Campaigns

PRESS RELEASE: Women win asylum & family reunion

12 October 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Women win asylum & family reunion Three women from the All African Women’s Group (AAWG), a self-help group of asylum seekers and refugees based at the Crossroads Women’s Centre in Camden/London, have won significant victories in the last couple of months. Two women won the right to stay in the UK and one, …

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UP FROM DESTITUTION SURVEY

20 July 2021

UP FROM DESTITUTION WOMEN AND OUR CHILDREN ESCAPING PERSECUTION, WAR & ECOLOGICAL DEVASTATION HAVE A RIGHT TO ASYLUM AND SUPPORT Up from Destitution, a survey of women seeking asylum and making immigration applications in the UK, has found that 60% of participants are living on an income so low that they are classified as officially …

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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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Statement Opposing the Nationality & Borders Bill

18 July 2021

THE NATIONALITY AND BORDERS BILL IS BASED ON LIES The Bill is another attempt to “divide and rule”.  Home Secretary, Priti Patel (whose racism is finally being publicly called out including by much loved footballers) tried to fuel hostility against people fleeing for their lives by saying that “vulnerable women and children” are being “elbowed” …

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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

Proposals in the New Immigration Plan are now being put forward as legislation in the Nationality and Borders Bill currently making its way through parliament. 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, …

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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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