The Protection Gap Campaign

What is the Protection Gap campaign?

Women and girls who have fled the world’s most brutal wars and repressive countries fall through a protection gap in the UK asylum system. Many of them have been raped or have experienced domestic violence, but they are not given the basic protections that we take for granted when it comes to any other woman in this situation.

We believe that no woman seeking asylum should have to tell her story:


To find out more about what we’re doing in each of these areas, click the relevant campaign petal below.

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Designed by Marjan Miraftabi

Read the PG campaign briefing

This is a Women’s Asylum Charter campaign supported by over 360 organizations