Published in: 50.50Equal access to the asylum process for women
Despite some progress in the treatment of single female asylum seekers in the UK, women in families frequently go unheard, dependent on their husband’s asylum claim. To protect them from persecution and domestic violence women must have their own voice.
Published in: 50.50Poverty: a human rights abuse in the UK
Internationally poverty has been recognised as a violation of human dignity and, when a consequence of government policy, a violation of human rights. What does this mean for women seeking asylum who are forced into poverty in the UK, asks Amanda Gray.