TEST: End detention/deportation

By BWRAP | 5 May 2022 | 0 Comments

The campaign against the Nationality & Borders Act will go on ON April 28 the Nationality & Borders Act became law. It was voted through by members of parliament despite determined opposition in the House of Lords. At the last stage the Labour Party caved in and the bill was voted through. So now there …

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By BWRAP | 26 April 2022 | 0 Comments

Female refugees condemn Home Secretary’s Rwanda deal as ‘modern-day slavery’ FEMALE refugees from Africa condemned Home Secretary Priti Patel’s Rwanda deal as modern-day slavery today during a protest against the Nationality & Borders Bill. Members of the All African Women’s Group (AAWG) of asylum-seekers warned that the lives of people sent to the East African …

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By BWRAP | 23 April 2022 | 0 Comments

House of Lords MUST STAND FIRM! Scrap the Nationality & Borders Bill PROTEST: Tues 26 April 1-3pm Old Palace Yard Westminster London On Tuesday the racist Nationality and Borders Bill comes back to the Lords, at the same time as the hated Police, Crime and Sentencing Bill, which undermines the right to protest. Both these …

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By WomenAgainstRape | 24 February 2022 | 0 Comments

‘Shortage occupations’ change is not such good news for asylum seekers THE shortage of care workers had led the government to expand the list of “shortage occupations” and allow asylum seekers who have been waiting more than 12 months for a home office decision to apply to work in this sector. This seems like good …

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The Nationality and Borders Bill is an attack on women

By BWRAP | 24 February 2022 | 0 Comments

The Nationality and Borders Bill is an attack on women The Nationality and Borders Bill is currently in the House of Lords committee stage. It is due back to the Lords on 28 February, 2 and 8 March. The Bill will then go back to the House of Commons where it is likely that the …

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Briefing & proposed amendments to reduce the devastating effect of the Nationality & Borders Bill on traumatised victims of rape and domestic violence

By BWRAP | 19 January 2022 | 2 Comments

Briefing and proposed amendments to reduce the devastating effect of the Nationality & Borders Bill on traumatised victims of rape and domestic violence Contact: asylumfromrape@womenagainstrape.net 020 7482 2496, @AgainstRape Introduction Women Against Rape (WAR) has been supporting women seeking asylum from rape for the last thirty years. Since 2002, WAR has worked closely with the All …

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Video: Between the devil and the deep blue sea

By BWRAP | 14 December 2021 | 0 Comments

A lunchtime online Q&A webinar hosted by All African Women’s Group and Global Women Against Deportations at the Crossroads Women’s Centre. Filmed Tues 14 December 2021 All African Women’s Group and other organisations counter the lies this current government tells about immigrant people arriving in the UK, and spells out how we can come together …

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‘I was terrified’: Ugandan woman wins asylum thanks to women’s centre’

By WomenAgainstRape | 27 November 2021 | 0 Comments

Sally Patterson, 23 November 2021 https://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/kentish-town-crossroad-women-supports-ugandan-asylum-seeker-8498126 ‘I was terrified’: Ugandan woman wins asylum thanks to women’s centre’ A Ugandan woman won her asylum claim thanks to The All African Women’s Group, based at Kentish Town’s Crossroad Women – Credit: Women Against Rape A lesbian woman from Uganda has won her asylum claim to remain in …

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Traumatised and alone – why are we still sending survivors of abuse to detention centres?

By WomenAgainstRape | 10 November 2021 | 0 Comments

Traumatised and alone – why are we still sending survivors of abuse to detention centres? Metro Exclusive, By Lauren Crosby Medlicott, Freelance writer Sunday 7 Nov 2021 8:00 am Following years of violence at the hands of her husband, in 2002, Gloria Peters fled her home country of Kenya. It had been a difficult decision to make, and …

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Letter to women MPs – Up from Destitution

By BWRAP | 23 October 2021 | 1 Comment

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 …

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