Published in: 50.50Escaping domestic violence: ‘according to the law, you are not here’
Many women survivors of violence in Europe cannot access support services because of their migration status. The right to live free from violence should be based on presence in a territory not legal status.
Published in: 50.50UK: Will proposed legislation mean deporting trafficking victims ?
As young girls, Saima and Linda were trafficked from Zimbabwe to London. It took them ten years to escape from forced prostitution and child labour. Yet Saima is exactly the kind of 'foreign criminal' the proposed UK Immigration Bill aims to deport. Is this what we want?