Set Her Free

Three refugee women speak out about their experiences of detention in the UK. This film was first shown in Westminster in January 2014 to launch Women for Refugee Women's report on women asylum seekers and detention. Please go to www.refugeewomen.co.uk for more information. Article below from The Guardian, published on 14 January 2015: Women detained in the Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre are routinely humiliated by male staff who monitor them while they are dressing, showering and using the toilet, or are naked in their rooms, a report into the treatment of female asylum seekers reveals. The report, by the charity Women for Refugee Women, noted that many female asylum seekers detained at Yarl’s Wood, in Bedfordshire, have been victims of sexual violence in their home... read more
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