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National Refugee Women's Conference in Manchester

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Manchester Mechanics Centre

103 Princess Street

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Manchester

M1 6DD

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Solidarity with refugee women

Join us for the National Refugee Women's Conference, this time in Manchester, to build solidarity, energy and action.

There will be music, dancing and performance to lift your hearts. Speakers include:

  • Kate Green MP (Labour)

  • Shami Chakrabarti, shadow attorney general for England and Wales and former director of Liberty

  • Aderonke Apata, Nigerian LGBT activist who recently won her 13-year battle for asylum

  • Mariam Yusuf and Farhat Khan from WAST Manchester

  • Natasha Walter and Marchu Girma from Women for Refugee Women

Refugee and asylum seeking women and supporters will come together to discuss:

1. The campaign against detention: where now? Since 2014, the campaign against detaining asylum seeking women in the UK has been strong. How do we push forwards to create genuine change?

2. Destitution: what can we do? More and more asylum seeking and refugee women are being left destitute due to refusal of support. Let’s map out how we can move forwards and campaign on this issue.

3. Solidarity: how can we build a stronger network for refugee women? Particularly, let’s do some imaginative work around International Women’s Day 2018 to take action to end destitution and detention.

Further speakers will be announced soon.

Everyone is welcome to come along, learn and help us to build a fairer and more inclusive future.

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Manchester Mechanics Centre

103 Princess Street

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Manchester

M1 6DD

United Kingdom

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