Sisters Uncut

Taking direct action for domestic violence services.

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  • Sisters Uncut statement on the sale of Holloway Prison

    After reclaiming Holloway Prison’s Visitor Centre and working with community groups on a new vision for Holloway, we at Sisters Uncut hope that the new owners, Peabody, will listen to our demands and stick to their promises. In May 2017 we reclaimed Holloway Prison’s Visitor Centre. We transformed a space of state violence, holding a […]

  • PRESS RELEASE: Sisters Uncut hack tube poems to amplify voices silenced by the state

    North London Sisters Uncut hack London tube lines, replacing adverts with poems from women & non-binary people who have been silenced by the state. The poems share real stories of how government cuts and ‘hostile environment’ policies have left survivors locked up in prison, locked out of refuges, and locked in violent relationships. The group […]

  • Why we’ve taken over the underground with poetry on International Women’s Day

    Content note: racism, murder, domestic abuse, misogyny Sisters Uncut stormed the Baftas, occupied a prison for a week and now, on International Women’s Day, has taken over London’s underground with poems. Why? While the government likes to use this day to present itself as feminist, its policies are criminalising women and non-binary people. The poems […]

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

  • 1 in 2 survivors turned away from refuge

  • refuge funding cut by 1/4 since 2010