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Gender is all too relevant in violence statistics

| Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Originally published in the Guardian on 7th July 2015 Your correspondents call on the director of public prosecutions to “affirm [her] commitment to eliminating intimate violence against human beings of any gender” and criticise the Crown Prosecution Service’s presentation of statistics in its annual violence against women and girls report for being so explicitly gendered (Letters, 2 July). It is

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Hands off our bodies! Hands off our Passports!

| Thursday, January 16th, 2014 | No Comments »
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Southall Black Sisters AGM 3rd December 2013 Every year after the business and accounts section of the AGM is finished, we organise a talk or a film show which is timely, politically relevant and of interest to the women who use our centre. In 2013, SBS women had been passionate and vocal about two issues: in response to news of

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Delhi-based sisters Suffer Acid Attack

| Friday, August 20th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Donations are desperately needed to finance the medical costs and rehabilitation of Samar (31) and Juwariya (25) Atique whose young lives and hopes were brutally crushed in October 2009 by two men who threw a jug of acid on their faces as the women were returning home from a day’s work in a rickshaw. Their crime – Juwariya had turned

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SBS and EVAW Domestic Violence Strategy Seminars

| Saturday, February 6th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Southall Black Sisters (SBS) and the End Violence against Women (EVAW) Coalition are holding a series of free consultation seminars to develop a UK-wide strategy on violence against (BME) women and girls. The seminars will be hosted by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). These seminars will be crucial in informing the Westminster Government’s forthcoming strategy on violence against

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