The Domestic Abuse Bill must protect migrant women

The Domestic Abuse Bill must protect migrant women

PRESS RELEASE On Monday 8 February, at the House of Lords, the Lord Bishop of Gloucester, Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, with support from peers across the political spectrum, will table vital amendments to the Domestic Abuse Bill to protect migrant women. Whilst the Bill...

#16Days My Life Under Lockdown

#16Days My Life Under Lockdown

From 25 November to 10 December, the world will celebrate 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence. In a context where the world’s population has been forced to retreat into the home due to the lockdown measures introduced to curb the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Why I am Involved in Southall Black Sisters

Why I am Involved in Southall Black Sisters

We say why specialist services and campaigning are vital to end gender-based violence In 2016, Southall Black Sisters embarked on a five-year project funded by The National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) to provide holistic services on violence against black and...

The Domestic Abuse Bill: What Works and What Doesn’t?

The Domestic Abuse Bill: What Works and What Doesn’t?

The Domestic Abuse Bill; What do we welcome and where does the bill need to do more? We are proud to have participated in this discussion on the Domestic Abuse Bill and what it will mean for some of the most vulnerable migrant women with whom we work. Our thanks to...

SBS Mourns the Loss of Anne-Marie Hutchinson

SBS Mourns the Loss of Anne-Marie Hutchinson

We are shocked and saddened by the death of Anne-Marie Hutchinson. Our deepest condolences go to her family, colleagues and friends. We worked together for many years on forced marriage and other family cases. Much of the law on forced marriage has developed because...

SBS Helpline Live! Official Launch

SBS Helpline Live! Official Launch

“I would think to myself: If I have to move out from the house, where would I go?” Today, we are proud to officially launch our new SBS Helpline Live service to provide you with the help and support you need as quickly as possible. We understand that for many users,...

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