Event: Protest outside the sentencing hearing of serial police rapist David Carrick

Event: Protest outside the sentencing hearing of serial police rapist David Carrick Stop police impunity. Stop arming police rapists, racists & murderers. Stop increasing the power of corrupt police forces over the public – NO Public Order Bill! When: 9am Monday 6 February 2023, Where: Join us outside Southwark Crown Court, 1 English Grounds, London SE1 …

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Statement: Only police committed to upholding higher standards can protect the public, starting with women.

Open letter to Metropolitan Police Commissioner Mark Rowley from Women Against Rape, 6 Feb 2023Police impunity must end. Only police committed to upholding higher standards can protect the public, starting with women.  On 6-7 February 2023, former police officer David Carrick is being sentenced, bringing to an end his long career as a serial rapist …

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Event report: Europe-wide action called by Refugees in Libya.

Event: Europe wide action called by Refugees in Libya On Tuesday 10th January a lively group of people gathered outside the London offices of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as part of a Europe-wide action called by Refugees in Libya. Protestors gathered simultaneously outside UNHCR Berlin, Brussels, Rome and Tripoli to commemorate …

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Event: London Protests as part of European actions to demand UNHCR provides protection to asylum seekers and refugees

Event: London Protests as part of European actions to demand UNHCR provides protection to asylum seekers and refugees WHEN: Tuesday 10 January, 12.30-1.30pm WHERE: UNHCR, 10 Furnival Street, London, EC4A 1AB Dear friends, Refugees in Libya have called a protest against the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for its abuse and horrendous neglect …

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Fundraiser: Giving Tuesday

Fundraising drive now held open til 31 December Dear Friends and Supporters, We write to ask for a donation towards our work. This is a really hard time for most of us who are facing ever rising prices, low pay and even lower benefits. As a result, many more women and children are trapped with …

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Press:Response to news that a man died after his health deteriorated in Manston

Activists respond to news that a man died after his health deteriorated in Manston Please see another important press release below from Action Against Detention & Deportations.  The death of a man who spent a week incarcerated in Manston detention camp means that a mother has lost her precious son.  The immigration authorities remain suspiciously …

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Call to Action: ‘SHUT MANSTON DOWN’: Groups demand closure of camp

‘SHUT MANSTON DOWN’: GROUPS DEMAND END TO DETENTION CAMP Dear friends, Please see the important press release below from Action Against Detention & Deportations. We are part of this coalition which helped expose the conditions that children, women and men are enduring in Manston detention camp. We would be glad for your help in circulating the …

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Event : Third National Protest to close down Derwentside /Hassockfield – Sat 15 Oct

Event : Third National Protest to close down Derwentside/Hassockfield – Sat 15 Oct Dear friends, This Saturday, 15 October, the third National Protest to close down Derwentside is being held. Speakers include All African Women’s Group (AAWG) many of whom have been in detention and threatened with deportation and other members of Global Women Against …

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Revealed: Met police strip-searched 650 children in two-year period

Revealed: Met police strip-searched 650 children in two-year period https://womenagainstrape.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/ChildQ.mp4 Sally Weale and Vikram Dodd Guardian Mon 8 Aug 2022 00.06 BST Appropriate adults were often absent during the search, and the majority of children were innocent. Police data showed that in almost a quarter of cases, an appropriate adult was not present during the strip search. …

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Call to action: Against Detention & Deportations

Action Against Detention & Deportations Saturday 10 September, we will be protesting at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Centre to close down detention centres, #StopRwandaplan; the Borders Act which attacks everyone’s right to asylum and protection in the UK. We’re helping organise protests as part of Action Against Detention & Deportations – more details here https://linktr.ee/nodeportations. Last weekend …

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