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

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 … Read more

Release organiser Nodeep Kaur – sign petition

Release organiser Nodeep Kaur – sign petition We join Citizens for Justice & Peace in India to urge you to please sign this petition & share it widely Petition: Release Dalit Trade Union Activist Nodeep Kaur On 12 January, organiser and factory worker, Ms Kaur, with other Kundli Industrial Area factory workers, was participating in the farmers’ … Read more

Please fill in government questionnaire on violence

Government questionnaire on violence Dear friends The Home Office did a consultation to update its Violence Against Women and Girls strategy. It includes a public questionnaire, deadline 19 February.  WAR will respond to the consultation raising the following issues in the sections where people are asked for ‘other comments’. We urge you to write in … Read more

29/01/21 – UPDATE: MUM & HER CHILDREN MADE HOMELESS

29/01/21 – UPDATE: MUM & HER CHILDREN STILL HOMELESS 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. Ms Okeibunor’s lawyer wrote to the Home Office on Wednesday … Read more

Press Release: Domestic Abuse Bill at risk of being hijacked by misogynist lobby attempting to criminalise victims.

Press Release: Domestic Abuse Bill at risk of being hijacked by misogynist lobby attempting to criminalise victims. The Domestic Abuse Bill starts its Committee stage in the House of Lords today (see our briefing here) amid growing concerns that domestic violence deniers who are embedded in the family court process are attempting to undermine it. … Read more

Last chance to stop the Spy Cops Bill – 27 Jan 2021

Dear MP We are writing to urge you to vote against the Spy Cops Bill which is back in the Commons today Wed 27 Jan. This Bill paves the way to a police state, giving sweeping powers to authorise undercover agents, including from corporations, to commit all kinds of crimes, without any judicial involvement. Such … Read more

Domestic Abuse Bill Briefing – Committee Stage Lords

Briefing for DA Bill Lords Committee stage   Background This Briefing is from Women Against Rape (WAR) and Support Not Separation Coalition. Since 1976 WAR has provided advocacy and information in individual cases and campaigns for justice, asylum, protection and compensation. It has won changes in the law such as getting rape in marriage recognised … Read more

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

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. Please write to demand that Marian Okeibunor is given immediate housing and support. … Read more