Sisters Uncut

Taking direct action for domestic violence services.

Our Response to Boris’ Statement: No More Police Powers

Monday, March 15, 2021

Last night Prime Minister Boris Johnson told reporters that he was “deeply concerned” and “committed to reviewing” the violence that has recently been enacted onto women and gender non-conforming people at the hands of the police. If Boris is serious about ending violence against women, he will halt the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.  As […]

No More Police Powers: Press Releases from Protests of March 13-14th

Sunday, March 14, 2021

13 MARCH 2021 Police manhandle women at Clapham Common vigil Thousands of people gathered at 6pm on Clapham Common to publicly mourn the death of Sarah Everard and protest police violence, despite organised protests by #ReclaimTheStreets being called off. Feminist protest group Sisters Uncut who were in attendance said: “we will not be silenced, we […]

Why we gathered at Clapham Common, even when we were told not to

Sunday, March 14, 2021

We gathered at Clapham Common on Friday, because of our grief and anger at the senseless murder of Sarah Everard. We gathered because after Sarah’s disappearance, the police told women that they should stay at home after dark to avoid being attacked. This isn’t the first time. Almost 50 years ago, when another murderer the […]

No police in our women’s building

Monday, November 30, 2020

The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) plans to turn the Women’s centre on the Holloway Prison Site into a probation centre, instead of a place for community and transformation. Members of Sisters Uncut have sprayed the following stencils in key areas around Islington: MOPAC = police  Policing =/= community healing We want community […]

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 […]