Publications

A life-changing document: our work on statelessness

by Cynthia Orchard, Statelessness Policy and Casework Coordinator ‘What’s this strange, red, travel document?’ I hear you ask. No it’s not the new post-Brexit passport. It is extremely rare, and this particular one belongs to one of our clients. This is a travel document issued to some people who have no nationality. For those lucky…

Was she set free?

Was She Set Free? on International Women’s Day, March 8 2018, at Parliament, United Kingdom By Ruvimbo Mutyambizi, Protection Gap Advocate Remember 8th March this year – at the door step to parliament in Westminster, the slogans of the day were: Set Her Free, shut down Yarl’s Wood and #All Women Count! Then, given entry to parliament – the…

Women’s Asylum News

September Women’s Asylum News. In this issue you will find: The story of how Asylum Aid and its partners secured childcare for women attending asylum interviews July special update of Women’s Asylum News. In this issue you will find: Personal impressions of participating in the All Women Count event in parliament by Ruvimbo Mutyambizi Information about MRC’s new Women’s…

All Women Count mass lobby of parliament

The Protection Gap Advocates took part in the All Women Count mass lobby of Parliament focusing on women migrants/refugees/asylum seekers’ rights on International Women’s Day, Thursday 8th March 2018.  This was organised by Women for Refugee Women and supported by many organisations including Asylum Aid.  The Protection Gap Advocates joined more than a hundred women for…

LGBTI Resources

Together with the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group we have compiled a list of resources to help anybody involved in representing a person seeking asylum on the basis of their sexual or gender identity or expression. These include links to: Home Office statistics and guidance UNHCR guides and information ICIBI reports Country information Case law…