Refugee Women’s Resource Project – Group Award Nominee – 2004

RWRP provides free legal advice and representation to women asylum seekers and refuges. It is also a campaigning organisation that ensures women’s issues and a feminist agenda are addressed in refugee organisations/communities. They produces a monthly newsletter ‘Women’s Asylum News’ and have just opened the first women’s resource room for refugee women. RWRP campaign for the right to stay for individual women, but also provide comprehensive reports that outline the situation for women in particular countries; these are used by solicitors representing women and play a vital role in protection. The organisation has just produced ‘Safe for Whom? Women’s Rights Abuses and Protection in “Safe Countries”, Albania, Jamaica, and Ukraine’.

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