Sisters Uncut

Taking direct action for domestic violence services.

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 […]

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 […]