Sisters Uncut

Taking direct action for domestic violence services.

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  • Bristol Sisters take over empty library to demand safe housing, not luxury flats

        Bristol Sisters Uncut have taken over the closed Cheltenham Road Library to protest the housing crisis and the loss of public services. Whilst survivors desperately need safe spaces and secure housing, the library is set to be sold off for luxury flats, turning a valuable community space into a profit-making venture which will […]

  • The government continues to feed us crumbs

    Today’s budget, delivered on International Women’s Day, was humiliating. Do not have your head turned by the smug announcement of £20 million to tackle domestic violence, or the £12 million generated by the tampon tax.  Chancellor Philip Hammond’s offer on International Women’s Day implies that the government care about women’s rights and women’s well-being, but […]

  • Domestic violence services are in crisis. Why?

    The cuts to domestic violence services are not always obvious. The government might announce a £40 million refuge fund – but the reality is that this is a drop in the ocean, and made redundant by the ongoing brutal cuts that services are facing from local councils. The cuts can be complicated, but the reality […]

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Why?

  • 2 women a week are killed by a partner or ex-partner

  • 2 in 3 women turned away from refuge

  • 34 refuges closed under this Tory government