The All Women Count parliamentary rally comes at a timely moment in negotiations between governments on a new global framework on refugees – the so-called ‘UN Global Compact on Refugees.’

Refugee and migrant women activists, and civil society organisations supporting th...

If you have never been tortured, never been forced to make a dangerous journey or to leave your child, you can’t understand what it does to a human being.

For me, the damage was so great that I stopped speaking. I had no voice to tell what had happened to me. It was as...

This year marks 100 years since some British women first won the right to vote. This ground-breaking victory came as a result of the work of the Suffragettes, ordinary women who stopped at nothing to get their voices heard.

The Suffragette spirit is alive and well in Br...

We as women, have the right to feel protected if we experience violence,

We as women, have the right to be believed if we report this violence,

We as women, have the right to live a dignified life free of violence.

- Migrant survivors of violence speak out in the SUMW cam...

The forthcoming Domestic Violence Bill must prioritise safety, equality, dignity and liberty for migrant women. Anything less is discriminatory, unjust and completely antithetical to a civilised, democratic society that claims to respect human rights values.

Time and ti...

‘We know that we are strong, but when will the politicians, the ones who make the laws, when will they listen to us?’

That was what one refugee woman said to me last year, and it chimed with what I had been thinking for a long time. At Women for Refugee Women we work re...

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