When women flee human rights abuses and seek protection in another country, they are dependent on an asylum process that may not take account of their experiences as women.
This is from a November 2017 report (pdf) from Asylum Aid and NatCen, which explores how women seeking asylum navigate the appeals process.
Continue reading “Asylum Aid and NatCen report: Through Her Eyes – Enabling Women’s Best Evidence in UK Asylum Appeals”
In its day the Gender Recognition Act (GRA), and the access it provided to a new birth certificate, was considered ground-breaking, but the world has moved on.
This is according to the Gender Identity Research and Education Society’s paper on the GRA (pdf), in October 2017.
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The Women’s Resource Centre is recruiting a Development Team Assistant on a full-time basis in London. Applications close on 7 December 2017. Continue reading “Women’s Resource Centre vacancy: Development Team Assistant”
The House of Commons Library have published a November 2017 briefing (pdf) on the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill 2017-19.
This is a Private Member’s Bill, seeking to make provision about the oversight and management of the use of force in mental health units. Continue reading “House of Commons Library briefing: Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill 2017-19”