The Rwandan proposal is modelled on the offshore processing policy of the Australian government..which was internationally condemned for resulting in the cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment of refugees.
Joint open letter from us and over 150 uk orgs.
In the mean time please assume no news from me just means I’m quietly spending the pandemic the way most people are - failing to make sourdough bread (!), caring for my loved ones and doing my best not to spread a virus that is still affecting so many people.
You asked, we listened. Discover ethical and sustainable BIPOC owned clothing brands from around the globe. Let's celebrate diversity in fashion and back the change we want to see in the world. buff.ly/3h3Y6L8
For just the third time in U.S. history, a woman will be a major party’s #VP nominee. We won’t let the media’s sexist political attacks tear down @KamalaHarris or any other women candidates. Speak out & add your name to the #WeHaveHerBack open letter: times.upnow.us/3kEPkph
"Prior to the Covid-19 outbreak, as far as disability and inclusion was concerned, the industry was very much broken. And now we’re in the midst of Covid, the industry is pretty much broken for everyone. Welcome to our world!” - @Adam_Pearson#PressReset
Today, the #SistersNotStrangers coalition publish new research on how refugee women have survived during the pandemic. We spoke with 115 women across the UK. Women who were already vulnerable before the crisis have been made hungry and homeless.
I've been plotting alongside Rebecca Solnit, @EmmaWatson and @WOWisGlobal launch a public history project - reimagining @TfL’s Tube map by naming stops after women who've made their mark on the city. Would love to know who should rep your local station: tinyurl.com/y7m46xg9
Over the past 18 months, FRIDA staff have engaged in a deep reflection process on the technology we use & today, we published the results! Click the link to see #FRIDAsTechPrinciples!
Art by the wonderful @EL.boum (on instagram) #FeministTech
The DEC is launching an urgent appeal to help people living in refugee camps and fragile states face coronavirus, which is likely to be even more deadly there than it was here. You can help families protect themselves. Donate now: bit.ly/DECcoronavirus#DECappeal
We signed this statement with @EVAWuk@LAWALondon@IKWRO@lawrsuk & others demanding government:
📢 Lifts the No Recourse to Public Funds condition that forces survivors to choose between abuse or destitution
📢 Finds a funding solution to sustain all
specialist VAWG servicetwitter.com/EVAWuk/status/…Ai
A friendly reminder that sisters are slaying the summer. Enjoy their storytelling as we head into a new weekend!
- I May Destroy You @MichaelaCoel
- P-Valley @KatoriHall
- The Old Guard @GPBmadeit
- Good Trouble @DawnPorterm
Black women artists doing it big and beautifully!
Im humbled to announce I am a recipient of the Diana Award 2020 for my work on ending violence against women and girls wit@_IntegrateUKUK
I even got a special shout out from Prince Harry. I am so so grateful for such an incredible awar@DianaAwardrdRs
At the current rate of progress, it will take up to 100 years before we reach gender equality at a global level.
Today, on our 10th birthday we are asking all of you to join us – together we can get there sooner. #GenerationEquality
Many patients seeking abortion in Louisiana can breath a sigh of relief. Your ability to access abortion shouldn’t be determined by where you live, how much money you make, and the color of your skin — and we’ll keep working to make that a reality for ALL people. twitter.com/PPact/status/1…
Today, we're launching our petition demanding that social media companies show that Black Lives Matter online too - by providing greater controls so that we can be warned about, and blur, violent images. Read our @galdemzine piece here: buff.ly/3hapTKl
@jk_rowling Hi everyone, just a quick note to say that if you'd like to donate to organisations that support black trans women – who are having an especially tough time at the moment, and facing hostility from every direction – @VICE has compiled a list. vice.com/en_us/article/…
"Selective amnesia about their own imperial legacy leads ineluctably to a false sense of superiority around racism among many white Europeans toward the US. Worse is the toxic nostalgia that to this day taints their misunderstanding of that history." bit.ly/2z8tS8X
A playlist of podcasts, writing, analysis and discussion that have helped me understand systemic racism, white supremacy and the experiences of black people, indigenous people and people of colour.
Listen to Black ppl & Black Muslims & activists>>> but iv compiled a resource ill keep updating esp for south asians (but other non-black POC) to help with unlearning white supremacy & with also therefore disinvest from anti-blackness! hope its helpful: docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d…
3/4 #TBH365 is aimed at @GavinWilliamson and builds on decades of lobbying and petitioning to include Black history across the curriculum and across all key stages. We are using social media to raise awareness and mobilise everyone to collectively change the national curriculum