See us at events in London and Brighton around Refugee Week, plus later in the summer at Glastonbury Festival and Women & War Festival. More events to be announced...
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Refugees Welcome, Sunday 19 June, 1pm, Southbank Centre, London SE1 8XX
As part of the Southbank Centre's Refugee Week celebrations, members of the London Refugee Women's Forum will perform the Set Her Free poem, and WAST London member Ntombi will lead Nyakaza African dance troupe. Click here for more details.
Left Field @ Glastonbury Festival, Friday 24 June, Worthy Farm, Somerset
Our trustee Nimco Ali will represent Women for Refugee Women on the Left Field panel debate, Immigration: A World Without Borders? Click here for more details.
Women and War Festival, Wednesday 6 July, 4-6pm, 6 Frederick's Place, London EC2R 8AB
Members of London Refugee Women's Forum will perform the poem Set Her Free. The performance will be followed by a discussion, led by the performers. All proceeds raised will be donated to Women for Refugee Women. Click here for more details.
Parliamentary event on the detention of pregnant women, 22 March 2016
In partnership with Bhatt Murphy and Medical Justice, and hosted by Caroline Spelman MP (Conservatives), we organised a Parliamentary event to discuss the need to end the detention of pregnant women.
We were joined by speakers Stephen Shaw (author of the Home Office commissioned review into welfare of vulnerable detainees), Louise Silverton (Royal College of Midwives), Stephanie Harrison QC (Garden Court Chambers), and a refugee woman who was detained while pregnant. You can read more about this event on our blog.
International Women's Day protest outside the Home Office, 8 March 2016
We gathered to celebrate and demonstrate on International Women's Day, along with a host of brilliant female performers and speakers.
More than 100 people, including 50+ refugee women, joined us to send a strong message to Home Secretary Theresa May: It is time to SET HER FREE!
Find out more and check out some of the brilliant photos from the day on our blog.