Time to clean up the police force

Time to clean up the police force Camden New Journal LETTERS 15 Oct 2021 ‘How can we expect convictions of violent men when police abusers protect other abusers inside and outside the force?’• AS Camden women’s organisations, we welcome the CNJ’s article and Comment on women’s safety. Since then national newspapers have criticised the institutional …

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The Met Police is telling women what they need to do but it urgently needs to change the way it functions

The Met Police is telling women what they need to do but it urgently needs to change the way it functions Camden New Journal 7 October 2021 By Isabelle Stanley Excerpted quote from WAR: “But campaigners have questioned what the point of more officers is if women don’t trust them. Lisa Longstaff from Women Against …

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Revealed: 315 officers domestic abuse

Revealed: 315 officers continued serving after Met dropped domestic abuse cases Josh Layton Monday 11 Oct 2021 3:32 pm Domestic abuse allegations have been made against hundreds of serving Metropolitan Police officers – with formal action taken in only a fraction of cases, figures show. More than 360 complaints were made against 326 police officers and Specials …

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PRESS RELEASE: Women win asylum & family reunion

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, …

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Police violence against women

Police violence against women All eyes are on the murder of Sarah Everard, her abduction under cover of a false arrest, and the horrors she endured at the hands of the serving police officer who raped and then murdered her due to be sentenced today. Our hearts and thoughts are with her family and friends, …

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Rallying Against the Police Bill

Morning Star 22 Sept 2021 Rallying Against the Police Bill Women and allies are joining a movement that’s coming together across Britain to opose the government’s onslaught of harmful legislation, say SARA CALLAWAY and LISA LONGSTAFF AS THE Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill was debated in the Lords last week, women held a lively …

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Women protest vs the Police Bill

Women protest vs the Police Bill Old Palace Yard SW1P 3JY (opp House of Lords) All welcome, Tues 14 Sept, 1pm Protect women, protect the planet. Tell the Lords to #KilltheBill Called by Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike & Women Against Rape.  Women are at the forefront of peaceful direct actions vs rape & …

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Consult on damages for crime victims with convictions, court tells government

Consult on damages for crime victims with convictions, court tells government BBC 9 August The public should be consulted on whether crime victims should be barred from getting compensation if they have an unspent conviction, judges say. The High Court ruling against the justice secretary follows a legal challenge by a woman who was sexually …

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Review of Justice is Your Right

Review of Justice is Your Right By Frith Taylor In May 2020 Women Against Rape (WAR) released the latest edition of ‘Justice is Your Right: A Self Help Guide to Survivors of Rape and Sexual Assault & their Supporters’ . For many years this guide has empowered sexual abuse survivors by explaining how they can …

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UP FROM DESTITUTION SURVEY

UP FROM DESTITUTION WOMEN AND OUR CHILDREN ESCAPING PERSECUTION, WAR & ECOLOGICAL DEVASTATION HAVE A RIGHT TO ASYLUM AND SUPPORT https://womenagainstrape.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/UfDclip.mp4 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 …

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