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In memory of Jyoti Singh – Nirbhaya

| Saturday, November 30th, 2013 | No Comments »
Image from Southall Black Sisters Demo - "From Delhi to Southall March Against Violence Against Women and Girls" in response to the brutal rape and murder of Jyoti Singh. Photo by Paolo-Cardullo

Monday 16th December marks the anniversary of the brutal rape and murder of Jyoti Singh in Delhi. In memory ActionAid are organising an event to mark the anniversary of the rape and murder on a Delhi bus of 23 year old of Jyoti Singh known as Nirbhaya “Fearless One” in solidarity with ActionAid India, who are co-organising a rally on

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Theresa May’s racist song sheet

| Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 | No Comments »
UKBA BRAND STREET GLASGOW WAITING ROOM PHOTO CREDIT The Scotsman

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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Against the Grain – Women and Words

| Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 | No Comments »
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SALIDAA Mummyji Heritage Project A unique, free literary event SALIDAA is celebrating the completion of its Mummyji heritage project in the South East, and showcasing the work of the Asian Women Writers Collective (AWWC) in a special one-day event. It’s free and it’s fun so please join us! Time: Saturday 6 July 2- 6pm Venue: West Wing Arts Centre, Stoke Road, Slough SL2

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From Delhi to Southall: Freedom is Our Right!

| Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 | 2 Comments »
delhi to southall demo 2013 image credit shakila maan

Women, Rise and Fight! March Against Violence Against Women and Girls On the 16th December 2012, six men repeatedly raped a young woman on a bus in Delhi before dumping her and her friend on the roadside. She died of massive internal injuries two weeks later. What happened in Delhi has sparked outrage in India and has led to global

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Forced Marriage Training Seminar

| Friday, March 1st, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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A Free Training Seminar on Forced Marriage This seminar is aimed at practitioners working on forced marriage with a particular focus on the needs and re-settlement of repatriated victims. The seminar will help to increase your understanding of: The nature of forced marriage The impact of forced marriage on women and girls How to help prevent or help a victim

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Protest against sexual violence in India

| Saturday, December 29th, 2012 | 7 Comments »
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7th January 2013 at 4-7pm Outside the Indian High Commission, London, WC2B 4NA WARNING: The details below of the gang rape that took place recently on 16 December might be graphic and/or upsetting for some. Please share this with your friends, colleagues, activists, feminists and blog, tweet, facebook and other social networks. Update: 3rd January 2013 Please note the Protest has now

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Vigil for Savita

| Friday, November 23rd, 2012 | No Comments »
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Over 200 people attended a vigil for Savita Halapannavar , outside the Irish Embassy in London on Saturday 18th November.  Savita, a 31 year old dentist of Indian origin, was  17 weeks pregnant but was in serious pain and miscarrying.  However, her request for a termination at her local hospital in the republic of Ireland was refused, leading to her

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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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