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About Lorna Gledhill

Lorna Gledhill is an asylum and refugee rights campaigner, currently working in Yorkshire and Humberside.

Articles by Lorna Gledhill

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Fleeing FGM: Bodies on the frontline

The UK’s commitment to protecting the rights of women and girls cannot be limited to international aid; it must recognise gender-based persecution and not expel any woman to a country where she risks her life, rights or freedom, says Lorna Gledhill. 

Public protest supports women's uprising in UK detention centre

While the UK Border Agency and commercial contractors attempt to quash a women’s uprising inside Yarl’s Wood detention centre, an activist reports from a demonstration outside the Home Office.

Bad management and broken promises: asylum housing gets the G4S Olympic experience

World's biggest security company reneges on promises and re-opens notorious north of England hostel, Wakefield's Angel Lodge.

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