Legal aid cuts and domestic violence
Under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment Bill, legal aid will no longer be available for family or immigration law cases. IKWRO is very worried about how this will affect women who have experienced domestic violence, especially women with insecure immigration status.
Diana Nammi, IKWRO’s Executive Director was one of the women invited by the Prime Minister, David Cameron to speak with him about isolation of Muslim women last week. Diana advised […]
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You may have seen our recent blog about government proposals to cut legal aid for women making applications under the ‘domestic violence rule’. Under this rule women who come to […]
Last week the UN agency for women launched its first report. Progress of the World’s Women: In Pursuit of Justice takes a brave and broad look at women’s access to […]