H.O.P.E – Nominee – 2020

H.O.P.E. was founded by Meena Kumari in 2008 to provide consultancy and training on violence against women. The group has played an important role in co-ordinating a specifically black, Asian and minority ethnic women-focused response to the increase in domestic violence during the lockdown. The regular meetings they host over zoom are attended by numerous […]

The Holly Project – Nominee – 2020

The Holly Project opened in Telford in August 2018 and is the first specialist peer CSE support service in the country. All of the Holly Workers have experience of CSE themselves. It was the brainchild of local survivor Holly Archer, who campaigned tirelessly for an independent inquiry into exploitation and trafficking in the town after […]

Zinthiya Ganespanchan – Nominee – 2020

Zinthiya is the founder of the Zinthiya Trust, a Leicester-based charity supporting women to be free from abuse and poverty. During the national lockdown she raised awareness of the increased levels of violence against women that were particularly affecting Black and ethnic minority women, and women with insecure immigration statuses. She campaigned via local and […]

Coleen Dion – Nominee – 2020

Coleen’s campaigning and leadership have emerged from her membership of a group for Church Survivors of Sexual Abuse and her work supports and stands up for those who have experienced sexual abuse within the context of institutional Christianity. Excluded from ordination for speaking out, and excommunicated from the Church for counter-protesting Catholic anti-abortion protests and […]

Register now for our 2020 celebrations

Please join us on 30th October at 6.30pm for the first ever virtual Emma Humphreys and Centre for Women’s Justice Awards.  This is the second year in which EHMP and CWJ are working together to award two prizes to fantastic feminist campaigners: One for feminist campaigning, writing, or awareness raising against any aspect of violence […]

EHMP and CWJ Awards 2019

Many thanks to everyone who contributed to making our 2019 awards so special. For the first time EHMP held the awards jointly with the Centre for Women’s Justice. The awards were chaired by Samira Ahmed. The Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize was given jointly to Afsana Lachaux and Maryam Namazie. The first ever Centre for Women’s […]