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.

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.

 2,201  31  434  Download

Replies

“The accommodation was filthy and overcrowded. There were cockroaches and rats everywhere. I have serious health problems that mean it would be particularly dangerous for me to catch the virus. But it was impossible to self-isolate in that place.”

 16  0  8

"Being destitute during a pandemic is the worst feeling ever. It makes you feel like you are just a box and if someone wanted to kick you, they could; you are just an object, not a human with feelings," says Edna (name changed)

#SistersNotStrangers

 8  1  4

@4refugeewomen @caragcoventry @IbtisamDEWA @Refugee_Women @WASTCampaigning @lorainemponela This research is heartbreaking -thank you for speaking with us

 6  0  2

Tune into @BBCWomansHour from 10am to hear @Natasha_Walter and @lorainemponela discuss #SistersNotStrangers new research on how refugee women have struggled to survive during the pandemic.

 10  3  6

Watch @lorainemponela @caragcoventry and @zarahsultana MP talk about how refugee women are struggling to survive during the #COVID19 pandemic, and how to build a better society as we emerge from the crisis #SistersNotStrangers

 10  1  7

Please share Nirbhaya's story.

"When I finally get leave to remain, I will work to ensure that other women who have survived violence are not left feeling isolated and hopeless."

#SistersNotStrangers

 19  1  9

The #SistersNotStrangers coalition is calling for a grant of leave to remain for all those who have applied for asylum, so that they can access support, housing & healthcare during this time of crisis.

We need to listen to refugee women's voices in order to build back better.

 12  1  9

Together with @caragcoventry, @DEWAproject, @OasisCDF, @Refugee_Women, The Women's Group Swansea, @WASTCampaigning & Women With Hope Birmingham we have exposed the hardships experienced by asylum-seeking women during the #COVID19 pandemic.

Please share:

 19  1  12

#COVID19 has hit asylum-seeking women particularly hard, because of racist hostile environment policies which put those with insecure immigration status in danger.

We need to listen to those women's voices in order to build back better. We are #SistersNotStrangers.

 22  2  13

Refugee and asylum-seeking women need to be heard if we are to build a more equal, caring and connected society as we move out of the current #COVID19 crisis.

Hear us! Please share our video:

#SistersNotStrangers

 31  2  23

PARTY CHILLIN' ATM IN THE ROOFTOP WITH THE REST OF THE CELEBRITY JAMMERS 👌💙✨

#아이유 #IU #Celebrity #아이유_Celebrity_6시발매

 0  0  0

kahit sa gc with mamser sinend ko ung "IU5 IS COMING" HAHAHAHAHAHA
#아이유_Celebrity_6시발매
#이슬요정님_신곡발매_한시간_전
#꺼비_현기증난다껍_어떻게기다려
#아이유_신곡 #Celebrity #CelebrityToday
#1월27일_6시_공개 #아이유 #IU #이지은
#iu #IU5ISCOMING

 0  0  0

Lyrics on Spotify ไม่มีหรองับ รออยู่นะงับ #아이유_Celebrity_6시발매
#CelebrityIU

 0  0  0  Download