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Domestic Violence and Immigration Advice Surgeries

| Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre SBS Domestic Violence and Immigration Outreach Service are being provided by trained domestic violence advocates at Southall Black Sisters and qualified Immigration solicitors from Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre. Our partnership with Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre is a long standing one that has led to successful outcomes over the years for our clients. Hammersmith

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Domestic Violence Outreach Services

| Thursday, January 31st, 2013 | No Comments »

Domestic Violence Advice Surgeries Southall Black Sisters will be working with other community and voluntary sector organisations in Ealing to deliver a series of drop –in sessions on domestic violence. Women will be able to seek advice without making an appointment. If this service is useful for Ealing residents, we will consider replicating it in other areas such as Greenford,

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Avina Shah prepares to sky-dive for Southall Black Sisters

| Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Brit-Asian singer celebrates her birthday by highlighting domestic violence Avina Shah, Brit-Asian singer is definitely one to watch out for as she conquers her fears and prepares to sky-dive off a plane at 13,000 feet to raise money for Southall Black Sisters (SBS). Avina first raised the often silenced issue of domestic violence by dedicating her song ‘Tere Bina (‘Without

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Campaign Celebrates Victory for Victims of Domestic Violence

| Friday, March 30th, 2012 | 1 Comment »
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Campaign to Abolish No Recourse to Public Funds Celebrates Victory Home Office Concession for Destitute Victims of Domestic Violence and A Call to Save the Lives of All Women and Children On 1 April 2012, the Home Office will introduce a concession allowing victims of domestic violence on spousal visas with no recourse to public funds (NRPFs) to access benefits

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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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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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Debut single ‘Tere Bina’ (Without You)

| Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 | 1 Comment »
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Southall Black Sisters charity are proud to announce that British Asian singer, Avina Shah, has chosen to support SBS through the release of her eagerly awaited debut single ‘Tere Bina’ (Without You) to raise awareness on the issue of domestic violence. Featuring a unique combination of Avina’s engaging vocals with heart-touching lyrics and an emotive chorus, the proceeds from 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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