In many countries women and girls face persecution and violence simply because they are female. The 1951 Refugee Convention recognises their right to seek asylum from persecution on the basis of their gender, but this right is not always realised in practice.
Asylum Aid recently exposed very high rates of refusal for women seeking asylum in the UK. Russell Hargrave has written a guest blog to tell us more: The typical image of a […]
IKWRO explains why the government’s new action plan on violence against women and girls does do enough for victims of ‘honour’ based violence