Self Help Guides for Survivors

Justice is your right – A self help guide for survivors of rape and sexual assault and their supporters, by Women Against Rape. Updated edition, May 2020 This is a collective effort based on decades of experience of survivors and campaigners. It offers ways to tackle obstacles to justice you may face when reporting violence. … Read more

Evidence to Home Affairs Committee on Domestic Violence from Black Women’s Rape Action Project and Women Against Rape, 5 July 2018

Summary: This evidence covers five key policy areas that result in increased vulnerability to domestic violence and lack of resources to escape violent men: Family courts and domestic violence Austerity cuts and domestic violence Destitution – a recipe for domestic violence The hostile environment for victims of domestic violence in immigration and asylum procedures Improving … Read more

UPDATE: HUMAN RIGHTS VIGIL, 22 November 2017

Brigitte Nongo-Wa-Kitwa Family Reunion Appeal Hearing Thanks to all who came to support Brigitte Nongo-Wa-Kitwa’s case to be reunited with her children. The vigil outside court garnered interest and support from passersby and people entering the court building. Over 15 women then went inside to listen to court proceedings, and although there weren’t enough seats … Read more