Violet Dickenson has worked alongside refugees in East and Southern Africa. Violet is a volunteer activist and advocate for asylum seeker and refugee women in Sheffield, active in the DEWA Project (Development and Empowerment for Women's Advancement) and Why Refugee Women, and a vice-chair of SYMAAG.
Published in: Shine A LightMothers and children unlawfully housed in Sheffield B&Bs for years
Women and young children routinely placed in shared hostels with vulnerable homeless men.
Published in: Shine A LightUK migration rules make children homeless
Councils are forcing children into homelessness and destitution simply because of their parents’ migration status.