TEST: End detention/deportation

Letter to women MPs – Up from Destitution

By BWRAP | 23 October 2021 | 0 Comments

Letter to women MPs Crossroads Women’s Centre, 25 Wolsey Mews, London, NW5 2DX T: 020 7482 2496 E: gwad@allwomencount.net Dear [women MPs], We write to tell you about our new report Up from Destitution and ask if you can support our demand for an end to the enforced destitution of asylum seekers. Up from Destitution …

Read more

PRESS RELEASE: Women win asylum & family reunion

By BWRAP | 12 October 2021 | 0 Comments

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, …

Read more

UP FROM DESTITUTION

By BWRAP | 20 July 2021 | 0 Comments

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 …

Read more

Action Alert: Oppose the Nationality and Borders Bill

By BWRAP | 19 July 2021 | 1 Comment

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 …

Read more

Template letter: OPPOSE THE NATIONALITY & BORDERS BILL

By WomenAgainstRape | 18 July 2021 | 1 Comment

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 …

Read more

Abolish Detention: No To Hassockfield

By BWRAP | 18 May 2021 | 0 Comments

Abolish Detention – No to Hassockfield

ACTION ALERT: Oppose the “New Immigration” Plan

By BWRAP | 30 April 2021 | 1 Comment

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, …

Read more

End the Expansion of Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre

By BWRAP | 22 January 2021 | 0 Comments

NO Expansion of Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre “We’re in the middle of a pandemic. Deaths are rising in detention centres, prisons & overcrowded hostels which were dangerous places even before COVID – they should be closed not expanded.  Everyone should be housed safely regardless of immigration status and all deportations suspended for the public good.”

Amnesty from Deportation, Access to Health, Housing and Food

By BWRAP | 7 April 2020 | 2 Comments

Amnesty from Deportation, Access to Health, Housing and Food An Open Letter to the Prime Minister of the UK and the Taoiseach of Ireland cc:   UK Home Secretary and UK Health Secretary, Irish Health Secretary and Irish Minister for Justice and Equality, All UK MPs, All Members of the Irish Parliament (the Oireachtas), All Leaders …

Read more

Bullied into “Voluntary” Returns

By BWRAP | 18 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Bullied into “Voluntary” Returns At a recent All African Women’s Group meeting, the chair asked whether any women in the group had experience of being forced to sign to return to their country of origin or knew of others that had been. We found out that many women had been taken into back rooms, in …

Read more