I’m a rape survivor from Rwanda

Rape survivor from Rwanda in brave fight to help others  21 May 2009 Stella Mpaka, of Women Against Rape, is now helping others to overcome their personal nightmares. Your article (Camden group’s battle to prioritise a heinous crime, H&H April 2) showed some of Women Against Rape’s (WAR) ground breaking work winning justice for rape …

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From Ms PB who won £38 000 in compensation for unlawful detention

“I have been granted leave to remain in the UK.  I can not express my appreciation to Women Against Rape who played a vital role to make this day come true. They called me almost every week while I was in Yarl’s Wood IRC and gave me moral support and encouraged me to be strong. …

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Victims of rape and other torture win against unlawful detention and removal

An important report by the Chief Inspector of Prisons into healthcare at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre was published [yesterday – November 2006]. It focused on “the support and treatment of detainees with mental and traumatic stress disorders, and on issues raised by the medical case management of two female detainees (Ms A and Ms …

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