Sharing our experiences, empowering and supporting each other, fighting for our rights, raising awarness about the issues that force women to seek international protection and the effects of the injustices of the UK immigration system.


Legal Advice from Asylum Aid

August 24th, 2011

Asylum Aid’s legal advice and representation Asylum Aid offers free, confidential and independent legal advice and representation. Asylum Aid’s Legal Team is currently made up of 2 solicitors, a non-practising barrister, 4 caseworkers, a casework assistant, a casework volunteer and [...]


Asylum Aid Advice Leaflet for Women Asylum Seekers

August 24th, 2011

Download leaflet here. Are you a woman seeking asylum in the UK? The Refugee Women’s Resource Project at Asylum Aid has produced a leaflet for newly arrived asylum seeking women. It explains the Home Office policy for deciding women’s asylum claims (Gender [...]


Free Confidential Legal Advice for Women

August 24th, 2011

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Information for women who were using the Immigration Advisory Service (“IAS”) Solicitors

August 24th, 2011

The Immigration Advisory Service (IAS), the largest provider of publically funded immigration and asylum legal advice, advised today that it had been placed into administration. Urgent advice to clients Please do NOT visit any IAS office in person, even if you [...]

Advice on putting in a fresh claim

August 23rd, 2011

1) KEY POINTS TO START OFF Many women have been part of their husband’s asylum claim. It is worth thinking about putting in your own claim in your own name, the Home Office may have focused on the ‘family’ when [...]