Sophie Campbell – EHMP Award Winner – 2020

Sophie is the author of Breakfast at Bronzefield, a memoir about her time in prison. The book shines a light on discrimination against women in the Criminal Justice System. She has also written for a number of journals and other publications.  Her writing challenges the stereotyping of criminalised women and shows how they are impacted by classism, sexism […]

Ann Sinnott – Nominee – 2020

As a Cambridge City councillor between 2014 and 2018, Ann was lead councillor on domestic abuse and sexual violence and founded the Cambridge Community Forum on Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence. In 2018 she resigned from Cambridge City Council over their refusal to withdraw misleading guidance on exemptions under the Equality Act 2010. She set […]

Rosie Lewis – Nominee – 2020

Rosie is the Deputy Director of the Angelou Centre and manages the organisation’s services for Black women and girl survivors. She has been involved in social justice activism and arts organising for more than 25 years. Through the Angelou Centre, Rosie has contributed to important research projects like the 2017 ‘Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection’ which […]

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 […]