Sisters Uncut

Taking direct action for domestic violence services.

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  • The Autumn Statement – nothing but a sticking plaster for domestic violence services

    On 20th November we blocked bridges across the UK to demand the government stop blocking survivors’ bridges to safety through cuts to specialist services. We also hijacked London tube ads to spread the message about our demands: a secure, long term funding plan for domestic violence support that includes specialist services and support for all […]

  • PRESS RELEASE: You Block Our Bridges, So We Block Yours

    14:00 Sunday 20th November 2017 “You block our bridges, so we block yours”: domestic violence survivors take action ahead of the Autumn Statement Sisters Uncut block bridges across the UK in advance of the Autumn Statement. Theresa May is “blocking migrant domestic violence survivors’ bridges to safety”. The group demand secure funding for specialist BME services, […]

  • Sisters Uncut UK Day of Action!

    Theresa May’s £20 million funding announcement for domestic violence refuges is a sticking plaster over a haemorrhage. After 6 years of Tory cuts, the outlook for non-binary people and women trying to escape domestic violence is increasingly bleak, with survivors being trapped in violent homes by Tory policies. Support services have been decimated by austerity, […]

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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