Rallying Against the Police Bill

Morning Star 22 Sept 2021 Rallying Against the Police Bill Women and allies are joining a movement that’s coming together across Britain to opose the government’s onslaught of harmful legislation, say SARA CALLAWAY and LISA LONGSTAFF AS THE Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill was debated in the Lords last week, women held a lively …

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Women protest vs the Police Bill

Women protest vs the Police Bill Old Palace Yard SW1P 3JY (opp House of Lords) All welcome, Tues 14 Sept, 1pm Protect women, protect the planet. Tell the Lords to #KilltheBill Called by Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike & Women Against Rape.  Women are at the forefront of peaceful direct actions vs rape & …

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Consult on damages for crime victims with convictions, court tells government

Consult on damages for crime victims with convictions, court tells government BBC 9 August The public should be consulted on whether crime victims should be barred from getting compensation if they have an unspent conviction, judges say. The High Court ruling against the justice secretary follows a legal challenge by a woman who was sexually …

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UP FROM DESTITUTION SURVEY

UP FROM DESTITUTION WOMEN AND OUR CHILDRENESCAPING PERSECUTION, WAR & ECOLOGICAL DEVASTATION HAVE A RIGHT TO ASYLUMAND 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 destitute. Two-thirds of women …

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Action Alert: Oppose the Nationality and Borders Bill

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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Why women oppose the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill

Why women oppose the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill Women Against Rape & Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike We have been organising for decades for protection and justice from a pandemic of sexual and domestic violence against women and children, reinforced by policies of austerity that target us, undermining our financial independence and …

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UP FROM DESTITUTION

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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Sex attack victims denied compensation ‘because of unpaid TV licences’

Sex attack victims denied compensation ‘because of unpaid TV licences’ Josh Layton Nearly 1,000 reported victims of sexual assault have been denied compensation with many said to have had their claims rejected due to minor rule breaking. The applicants had requests turned down for convictions including not owning a TV licence, shoplifting and sex work, …

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Abolish Detention: No To Hassockfield

Abolish Detention – No to Hassockfield https://womenagainstrape.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/ConRT_1.mp4 Cristel Amiss, Global Women Against Deportations – part of the grassroots campaign calling for an end to building Hassockfield – a new detention Centre for women – planned by the Home Secretary.  “The systematic racist and sexist abuse that is detention and deportation must end – many more …

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