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Same roof rule petition

January 8, 2018

Sign this important petition against the ‘Same Roof rule’ – which prevents victims getting compensation if they lived in the same house as their attacker before 1 October 1979

On the decision to release notorious serial sex offender John Warboys

January 5, 2018

MEDIA STATEMENT, by Women Against Rape 5 Jan 2017 There has been an outcry at the parole of Warboys after serving 10 years for 19 offences against 12 women. Yet the police say that other women had reported him, perhaps up to 100, but he is about to be released without being tried for these … Read more

Model letter to MPs re compensation – please use

November 30, 2017

Please adjust accordingly and send this letter to your local MP (find your MP’s name and contact details here) [your address or email] Dear [insert full name of MP] As your constituent I urge you to take action to update the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme for victims of crime, in particular for victims of rape … Read more

UPDATE: HUMAN RIGHTS VIGIL, 22 November 2017

November 24, 2017

Brigitte Nongo-Wa-Kitwa Family Reunion Appeal Hearing Thanks to all who came to support Brigitte Nongo-Wa-Kitwa’s case to be reunited with her children. The vigil outside court garnered interest and support from passersby and people entering the court building. Over 15 women then went inside to listen to court proceedings, and although there weren’t enough seats … Read more

You Can’t Lose if You Don’t Quit!

November 24, 2017

Ms R (62), a longstanding member of All African Women’s Group, finally won her right to stay in the UK after a 13 year struggle.  Ms R left Jamaica in 1990 to escape domestic violence from her partner . . .

Protest against CAFCASS and NSPCC participation in Families Need Fathers (FNF) conference, Sat 14 October

October 18, 2017

Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vg9qABVVtOY FNF replied saying that they are a “reputable charity” but did not address domestic violence or any of the other issues raised.  A FNF man confronted the picket saying that ‘more children are killed by their mothers than by their fathers’. To date we have received no reply to our … Read more

OPEN LETTER to CAFCASS and NSPCC re your PARTICIPATION in a conference run by FAMILIES NEED FATHERS (FNF) Sat 14 October

October 18, 2017

We understand that you are speaking at this FNF conference on parental alienation. You must be aware that FNF have consistently attacked women. Must we refresh your memory? As long ago as 1994, during a debate on the Child Support Agency, MP Glenda Jackson reported in Parliament that FNF advised fathers who were not allowed access to their … Read more

Refuge from Rape and Destitution Campaign 

October 18, 2017

Women Against Rape’s Refuge from Rape and Destitution Campaign.  The campaign was launched at the Cowley Club in Brighton 25 September 2017. See video of the meeting “Living on the Edge: refusing Dickensian destitution and other social murder” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn4XqkmUwik&t=4826s 

ANOTHER HANDMAID’S TALE

October 18, 2017

Video: The World Transformed, Brighton 26 September 2017 In poor communities, as many as 50% of children are reported to social services. Poverty is used to allege ‘neglect,’ treat mothers as surrogates for fostering and adoption without consent, inflicting lifelong trauma on thousands of children. Single mothers are most at risk, especially if they report … Read more

Exhibition at Lush summit, 8 Feb 2017

June 14, 2017