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

AAWG Members Attend Parliamentary Debate on Detention

On Tuesday 14 March 2017 a few women from the All African Women’s Group (AAWG) attended a debate at the House of Commons organized by Anne McLaughlin, MP for the Scottish National Party (SNP). The debate was regarding the detention of vulnerable persons. Anne McLaughlin said she has always been against the detention of people who … Continue reading AAWG Members Attend Parliamentary Debate on Detention

Home Office Vigil for Refugee Week

June 20th, 2018 By: Barbara Kentish The London Catholic Worker community and the Refuge from Rape and Destitution Campaign held a moving vigil outside the Home Office at lunchtime on June 19th to protest against the inhumane treatment of migrants, whether through border closures, asylum laws, detention and deportation policies, or carrier sanctions. Supported by Westminster … Continue reading Home Office Vigil for Refugee Week