Sisters Uncut

Taking direct action for domestic violence services.

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  • #SayHerName; Inquest into the death of Sarah Reed at HMP Holloway opens today

    Content note: sexual violence, police violence, racism, rape Today the inquest into the death of Sarah Reed aged 32, a working class woman of colour with serious mental health issues, found dead in her cell in Holloway Prison on 11 January 2016, begins. Over a likely 3/4 weeks, the coroner will hear evidence around the […]

  • Press release: Feminists occupy Holloway Prison to demand more domestic violence services

    Feminist group Sisters Uncut have occupied the recently closed Holloway Prison to demand the government fund domestic violence services ‘Public land for public good’: Sisters Uncut demand the old women’s prison becomes a women’s centre Sisters Uncut represent the ‘voice of domestic violence survivors’, who have been locked out of voting by Theresa May Email: […]

  • #GE2017; Nearly 100 years on & women still can’t vote

    Shortly before she called the general election, Prime Minister Theresa May commissioned a statue of the suffragist Millicent Fawcett to stand in Westminster. The statue, she said, would be “a reminder of how politics only has value if it works for everyone in society.” I agree: political inclusion is a fundamental right. Even if it’s […]

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  • 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