Sisters Uncut

Taking direct action for domestic violence services.

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  • A decade of austerity

    As the election looms, we want to draw attention to this moment and what it means to us. Deaths from domestic violence have reached a 5-year high with 173 people killed in 2018 – up from 32 in 2017. 3 people a week are now killed by a partner, ex-partner or family member. Spending on […]

  • Why we plastered our demands on the fence of Holloway Prison

    The death of a newborn baby in HMP Bronzefield just two weeks ago reveals the violence of the prison industrial complex. An incarcerated woman was left to deliver the baby with no pain relief or medical assistance overnight. This horrific story is just one of countless examples of the criminal justice system’s structural brutality. These […]

  • 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 […]

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Why?

  • 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