How we create change

Empower

Through our creative and educational activities such as English lessons, drama, yoga, radical knitting and more, we support women to build their confidence and skills. Our warm and welcoming space helps to combat the isolation faced by women seeking safety and creates pathways for women to rebuild their lives on their own terms.

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Influence

When women tell their own stories, they can change minds and build understanding about what it means to seek safety in the UK. We support refugee and asylum-seeking women to speak to the media, to parliamentarians, at events and through the arts.

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Change

Working alongside refugee and asylum-seeking women in our network, we publish robust research on the experiences of refugee women; work with policy makers to make the case for a fairer asylum process; and creatively campaign to make change.

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What can you do?

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We understand that the Government is planning to turn Derwentside, currently the main detention centre for women, into a men's detention centre from the beginning of 2024.

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