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without information about her rights as a women in the asylum system
“You don’t know what rights you have. All you know is that there is democracy here, but you don’t know as a woman what you are entitled to. You don’t know if you can ask things. Women from my community don’t have confidence, they are scared and they don’t know that they have rights.”
That’s why our Protection Gap Advocates have made this film to inform women about their rights in the process of seeking asylum. You can find the same video in a range of different languages below.
Hear two of the women in this film being interviewed about their own experiences and the information they want to pass onto other women by BBC Radio Berkshire http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04ppg5c
The following free leaflets are available for letting women seeking asylum and their lawyers know their rights – they are aimed at women before they have their asylum interview