TEST: End detention/deportation

UP FROM DESTITUTION

By BWRAP | 20 July 2021 | 0 Comments

UP FROM DESTITUTION WOMEN AND OUR CHILDREN ESCAPING PERSECUTION, WAR AND ECOLOGICAL DEVASTATION HAVE A RIGHT TO ASYLUM AND SUPPORT Crossroads Women’s Centre, 25 Wolsey Mews London NW5 2DX +44 (0)20 7482 2496   gwad@allwomencount.net  

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 …

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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 …

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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

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, you will only get “temporary protection status” lasting no longer than 30 months. You will have limited access to benefits and family reunion, and could …

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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 …

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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 …

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STOP PRESS: Twenty One Women Released – Hunger Strike Suspended

By BWRAP | 4 December 2018 | 0 Comments

STOP PRESS: Twenty One Women Released – Hunger Strike Suspended Speaking to Black Women’s Rape Action Project which with the All African Women’s Group has been providing daily support to the hunger strikers, Mercy, one of the women said: “We are suspending the hunger strike but will continue to protest and speak out. . . the …

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Women on hunger strike in Yarl’s Wood – “Release us and close this place down.”

By BWRAP | 28 November 2018 | 0 Comments

Women on hunger strike in Yarl’s Wood – “Release us and close this place down.” Over 40 women in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre have gone on hunger strike protesting against a charter flight (Tues 27 Nov) that will take traumatised women back to Nigeria.  Women from many different countries including, Bolivia, China, Ghana, Malawi, …

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