The Rwandan proposal is modelled on the offshore processing policy of the Australian government..which was internationally condemned for resulting in the cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment of refugees.
Joint open letter from us and over 150 uk orgs.
In the mean time please assume no news from me just means I’m quietly spending the pandemic the way most people are - failing to make sourdough bread (!), caring for my loved ones and doing my best not to spread a virus that is still affecting so many people.
You asked, we listened. Discover ethical and sustainable BIPOC owned clothing brands from around the globe. Let's celebrate diversity in fashion and back the change we want to see in the world. buff.ly/3h3Y6L8
For just the third time in U.S. history, a woman will be a major party’s #VP nominee. We won’t let the media’s sexist political attacks tear down @KamalaHarris or any other women candidates. Speak out & add your name to the #WeHaveHerBack open letter: times.upnow.us/3kEPkph
"Prior to the Covid-19 outbreak, as far as disability and inclusion was concerned, the industry was very much broken. And now we’re in the midst of Covid, the industry is pretty much broken for everyone. Welcome to our world!” - @Adam_Pearson#PressReset
Today, the #SistersNotStrangers coalition publish new research on how refugee women have survived during the pandemic. We spoke with 115 women across the UK. Women who were already vulnerable before the crisis have been made hungry and homeless.
I've been plotting alongside Rebecca Solnit, @EmmaWatson and @WOWisGlobal launch a public history project - reimagining @TfL’s Tube map by naming stops after women who've made their mark on the city. Would love to know who should rep your local station: tinyurl.com/y7m46xg9
Over the past 18 months, FRIDA staff have engaged in a deep reflection process on the technology we use & today, we published the results! Click the link to see #FRIDAsTechPrinciples!
Art by the wonderful @EL.boum (on instagram) #FeministTech
The DEC is launching an urgent appeal to help people living in refugee camps and fragile states face coronavirus, which is likely to be even more deadly there than it was here. You can help families protect themselves. Donate now: bit.ly/DECcoronavirus#DECappeal
We signed this statement with @EVAWuk@LAWALondon@IKWRO@lawrsuk & others demanding government:
📢 Lifts the No Recourse to Public Funds condition that forces survivors to choose between abuse or destitution
📢 Finds a funding solution to sustain all
specialist VAWG services twitter.com/EVAWuk/status/…
A friendly reminder that sisters are slaying the summer. Enjoy their storytelling as we head into a new weekend!
- I May Destroy You @MichaelaCoel
- P-Valley @KatoriHall
- The Old Guard @GPBmadeit
- Good Trouble @DawnPorterm
Black women artists doing it big and beautifully!
At the current rate of progress, it will take up to 100 years before we reach gender equality at a global level.
Today, on our 10th birthday we are asking all of you to join us – together we can get there sooner. #GenerationEquality
Many patients seeking abortion in Louisiana can breath a sigh of relief. Your ability to access abortion shouldn’t be determined by where you live, how much money you make, and the color of your skin — and we’ll keep working to make that a reality for ALL people. twitter.com/PPact/status/1…