Press release: The House of Lords must stop Nationality and Borders Bill.

26 April 2021What: Protest against the Nationality and Borders Bill When: Tuesday 26 April, 1-3pm Where: Opposite House of Lords, Old Palace Yard, SW1P 3JY Contact: Global Women Against Deportations: 0207482 2496 E: gwad@allwomencount.net   A hundred strong group of women asylum seekers from every continent, many of whom have fled horrendous violence and persecution, … Continue reading Press release: The House of Lords must stop Nationality and Borders Bill.

Support Not Separation picket 12.30 -1.30 first Wednesday each month. Family Court, High Holborn, London.

Join Support Not Separation's monthly protest outside the central family court in London, making our voices heard against the trauma of arbitrary separation of children from mums and primary carers, and calling for the courts to be open. Mothers from All African Women's Group demand an end to destitution and Social Services working with the … Continue reading Support Not Separation picket 12.30 -1.30 first Wednesday each month. Family Court, High Holborn, London.

No Births Behind Bars – we join protest outside Parliament 28 March 2022

Mothers and babies join protest against UK imprisonment of pregnant women Two babies have died in women’s prisons in UK in past three years, when mothers gave birth without medical assistance Kate Lewis and baby Cora protest about imprisonment of pregnant women in Parliament Square. Photograph: Jill Mead/The Guardian Diane Taylor, The Guardian Mon 28 Mar … Continue reading No Births Behind Bars – we join protest outside Parliament 28 March 2022

Write to your MP to STOP the Nationality & Borders Bill!

Good news! Some dangerous parts of the Nationality and Borders Bill have been defeated in the House of Lords including:   - Denying asylum to people because of how they arrived in the UK.- Removing citizenship without notice and therefore the right to appeal.- Sending people to prison for entering the UK without a visa … Continue reading Write to your MP to STOP the Nationality & Borders Bill!

BRIEFING & AMENDMENTS: Nationality & Borders Bill

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 African Women’s Group, a 100 strong group of women asylum seekers and refugees.  Most are survivors of rape and other life-threatening domestic violence. Research confirms that over 70% … Continue reading BRIEFING & AMENDMENTS: Nationality & Borders Bill

The government is consulting on replacing the Human Rights Act with a “Bill of Rights”.  

The current deadline to respond is midnight 8 March - disability and human rights organisations are demanding that the consultation is made accessible and for the deadline to be extended (see letter). The consultation is biased. For example, one weighted question asks: “How can we make sure deportations that are in the public interest are … Continue reading The government is consulting on replacing the Human Rights Act with a “Bill of Rights”.