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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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International Women’s Day Campaign to Abolish No Recourse to Public Funds

| Thursday, March 8th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Campaign to Abolish No Recourse to Public Funds Call on the Home Office to Save the Lives of All Women and Children Today marks International Women’s Day. The Campaign to Abolish No Recourse to Public Funds welcomes the Government’s commitment to provide benefits and public housing for victims of domestic violence who are in the UK on spousal visas while

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Campaign To Abolish No Recourse to Public Funds

| Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Call on the Home Office to Save the Lives of All Women and Children Today marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and the start of 16 Days of Activism on Violence against Women. The Campaign to Abolish No Recourse to Public Funds welcomes the Government’s commitment to provide benefits and public housing for victims of domestic

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Victory on No Recourse to Public Funds

| Friday, July 16th, 2010 | No Comments »
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On 16 July 2010, the Home Secretary, Teresa May, announced that the Home Office pilot scheme, the Sojourner Project, which gives women with immigration and no recourse to public funds (NRPF) problems access to housing and subsistence costs for up to 40 days for those who apply to remain in the UK under the ‘domestic violence rule,’ will be extended

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SBS Launch The No Recourse Fund

| Thursday, July 9th, 2009 | No Comments »
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Background Information Women fleeing domestic violence desperately need emergency accommodation, support and protection. However those subject to the ‘no recourse to public funds’, because of their insecure immigration status (i.e. they are not UK residents), cannot access any form of emergency accommodation, including refuges, as they are not able to claim housing benefit, income support and other state benefits. They

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