Sisters Uncut

Taking direct action for domestic violence services.

Caring for Each Other During Covid – A Resource for Communities Responding to Harm

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

——————————————————————————————————————————————————— Sisters Uncut believe that learning how to support each other through harm is a continual process.   Mutual aid groups are currently building safe, non-hierarchical communities independent from the state and state services, such as the police and the Home Office across the country; and we know that domestic and sexual violence survivors will […]

Sisters Uncut Statement on COVID-19

Monday, April 27, 2020

——————————————————————————————————————————————————— COVID-19 is not only biological – it is social, economic and political.   While it may appear that the devastating impacts of coronavirus exist in their own terrifying vacuum, the last decade of cuts to services across the UK will hugely impact who lives and who dies over the coming months.    We must […]

Sisters Uncut stands in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Before dawn on 6th February 2020, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) spearheaded a militarized attack against the Wet’suwet’en people, a sovereign Indigenous Nation occupied by the colonial forces of Canada—a nation founded on Indigenous genocide. The RCMP and Coastal GasLink have continually violated the Wet’suwet’en protocol of Free Prior and Informed Consent by invading […]

A decade of austerity

Monday, December 2, 2019

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

Friday, October 11, 2019

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

Friday, March 8, 2019

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 […]