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Theresa May’s racist song sheet

| Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 | No Comments »
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Why we are demonstrating on 24th October Update: ‘Go home’ billboard vans not a success, says Theresa May The demo is going ahead. The withdrawal of the Go Home Vans represents a small victory but we must shame this government into realising that its entire agenda on immigration is profoundly racist and unjust. The current regressive and draconian immigration policies

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Demo against the UKBA and it’s ‘Go Home’ posters

| Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 | 1 Comment »
DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE UKBA AND ITS ‘GO HOME’ POSTERS

Southall Black Sisters Protest against Racist Immigration Laws and Tactics JOIN US ON 24TH OCTOBER 2013 FOR A MASS DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE UKBA AND ITS ‘GO HOME’ POSTERS EATON HOUSE, 581 Staines Road, Hounslow, Middx TW4 5DL From 10.30am to 12.30pm (Our Tradition, Struggle not Submission) On 2nd August Southall Black Sisters took to the streets to protest against the UKBA’s

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Go Home Campaign Public Meeting

| Thursday, September 12th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Public meeting on supporting Immigrants in London Following on from the outrage about the Go Home vans and the immigration spot checks at transport hubs around London, a public meeting has been organised in Southall by RAMFEL, Migrant Rights Network, AARX and Southall Black Sisters to support refugee and migrant activists and interested individuals. The meeting will: provide an update

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SBS opposes immigration raid in Southall

| Friday, August 2nd, 2013 | 15 Comments »
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UKBA: RACIST AND DISCRIMINATORY On 1 August 2013, a UKBA immigration enforcement vehicle was parked near our office. We were having a support group meeting at the time with women who use our centre. We were all so enraged by it that we emerged from our building and followed the vehicles around Southall shouting “this is racist”. Many of the

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Legal Aid Challenge

| Friday, July 22nd, 2011 | No Comments »
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Southall Black Sisters –v- Secretary of State for Justice On 19 July, the government reversed its decision to deny access to legal aid to abused migrant women. This is a great victory for all of us who work with abused women who have insecure immigration status and who need to seek legal advice and representation to make applications to remain

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Download Safe and Sane Report

| Monday, March 7th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Safe and Sane Report launched today, download your copy now. A Model of Intervention on Domestic Violence and Mental Health, Suicide and Self-harm Amongst Black and Minority Ethnic Women This action research is based on the work of Southall Black Sisters (SBS). It examines the connection between domestic violence (including harmful traditional practices such as forced marriage and ‘honour’ based

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Cohesion, Faith and Gender Report Launch

| Friday, March 4th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Lord Bhikhu Parekh and Lord Herman Ouseley invite you to a panel discussion of the launch of the publication – ‘Cohesion, Faith and Gender’ By Southall Black Sisters. The report is based on a pilot study conducted by Southall Black Sisters (SBS) with support from Oxfam (GB.) It examines the impact of the government’s ‘cohesion’ and ‘faith – based’ approach

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Safe and Sane Report Launch

| Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 | No Comments »
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A Model of Intervention on Domestic Violence and Mental Health, Suicide and Self-harm Amongst Black and Minority Ethnic Women This action research is based on the work of Southall Black Sisters (SBS). It examines the connection between domestic violence (including harmful traditional practices such as forced marriage and ‘honour’ based violence) and mental health, suicide and self-harm problems amongst black

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10 Key Actions for a Safer World

| Monday, September 27th, 2010 | No Comments »
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ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST BLACK & MINORITY ETHNIC (BME) WOMEN & GIRLS WHAT BME WOMEN WANT – 10 KEY ACTIONS FOR A SAFER WORLD In the Autumn of 2010, SBS and the End Violence against Women coalition organised consultation seminars on a national strategy on violence against BME women and girls. Over 200 individuals and organisations attended these events around the

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New Helpline Launched

| Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 | No Comments »
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SBS launches a new dedicated helpline 0208 571 0800, open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm For general enquiries the number remains 0208 571 9595, open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

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