“In my own words” is an initiative from The Testimony Project providing a platform for women refugees and those who support them to speak out about issues close to their heart. See below for our interview with Christine Bacon, the founder of Actors for Human Rights.
If you have a story to tell, The Testimony Project is here to tell it. The Testimony Project is a collaboration between refugee women and professionals united in the belief that the current system breaches human rights and needs urgent remedy.
Asylum Aid has recently published a new report entitled, “I feel like as a woman I’m not welcome”: A gender analysis of UK asylum law, policy and practice. This report assesses whether the law, policy and practice on asylum are gender-sensitive in accordance with the UK’s obligations under international, European and national standards.