OPEN LETTER to CAFCASS and NSPCC re your PARTICIPATION in a conference run by FAMILIES NEED FATHERS (FNF) Sat 14 October

We understand that you are speaking at this FNF conference on parental alienation. You must be aware that FNF have consistently attacked women. Must we refresh your memory? As long ago as 1994, during a debate on the Child Support Agency, MP Glenda Jackson reported in Parliament that FNF advised fathers who were not allowed access to their …

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Women speak about destitution

Women Speak About Destitution: Read testimonies of the real impact of cruel government policy The British government’s deliberate policy of destitution forces asylum-seeking women into extremely precarious and often dangerous living situations; exposing them to exploitation and violence. Here, women speak about their experiences of destitution in the UK. Melissa I’ve been destitute, when I was …

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Refuge from Rape and Destitution Campaign 

Women Against Rape’s Refuge from Rape and Destitution Campaign.  The campaign was launched at the Cowley Club in Brighton 25 September 2017. See video of the meeting “Living on the Edge: refusing Dickensian destitution and other social murder” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn4XqkmUwik&t=4826s 

ANOTHER HANDMAID’S TALE

Video: The World Transformed, Brighton 26 September 2017 In poor communities, as many as 50% of children are reported to social services. Poverty is used to allege ‘neglect,’ treat mothers as surrogates for fostering and adoption without consent, inflicting lifelong trauma on thousands of children. Single mothers are most at risk, especially if they report …

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Government ‘Response’ To Child Rape Is A Smokescreen

Government ‘Response’ To Child Rape Is A Smokescreen Morning Star 12 MARCH 2015   LISA LONGSTAFF from Women Against Rape and CRISTEL AMISS of the Black Women’s Rape Action Project examine the state’s attempts at obfuscation Far from tackling rape, the government’s response to the review into the child rape epidemic in Oxford is a merely …

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The benefit cap is supporting state child abuse

The benefit cap is supporting state child abuse See WAR’s article by Lisa Longstaff The Guardian, Jan 2014, which connects benefit cuts with domestic violence and the state taking children from mothers. As a family brings a legal challenge to the £500 limit, the treatment of mothers in violent relationships is brought into sharp relief.

Erioth Mwesigwa’s case refused – more help needed

Thanks to the 100s of people who wrote in support of Ms Mwesigwa, a victim of multiple rape by soldiers in Uganda, targeted because her husband, a prominent local politician, was suspected of opposing the President. Last Friday Ms Mwesigwa stopped her removal by refusing to go with the Yarl’s Wood guards when they came to take her to the airport. But the guards warned her that “next time” she would be physically forced onto the plane back to Uganda.