NatCen and Asylum Aid have recently received funding to complete a piece of research exploring women’s perspectives of going through the asylum appeals process. We are interesting in learning what is it like to go to the tribunal as a woman and what access to information and support women receive during this time. We are […]
Archive | March, 2016
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Lots to look at in here – mainly from a national/international perspective. Click on the pic to open the PDF Sadly, none of the links work – which is a bit odd – but if you’d like a version with to subscribe to this newsletter you should email [email protected] and she’ll sort you out .
From Lorna, Regional Asylum Activism: Waterside Court has been closed since the floods in December 2015, and it looks unlikely that they will open again until July 2016. Since the closure, people’s signing arrangements have changed and, in some cases, substantive interviews have been held in alternative venues across Yorkshire and Humberside. After speaking to […]
Come and find more about Refugee Council’s services in Leeds at Ebor Court on Monday 11th April 10:00 – 12.00 We are running an open morning at Ebor Court, where you can find out more about our Resettlement services for Syrian/Afghan people Therapeutic casework Mental Health Support HARP project Find out more about what we […]
from Catherine Lennox – Voluntary Return Good Practice Specialist, Refugee Action This project was set up at the closure of Refugee Action’s Choices service in December 2015 with the purpose of providing advice and support to organisations who are supporting individuals who may be considering voluntary return, and are no longer able to refer to Choices […]
Leeds Refugee Forum is organising a workshop to start and enable refugee community women groups to speak out against FGM in their communities.
Please click the photo for a PDF version
Deadline extended to 1st April 2016 PAFRAS is recruiting a Finance and Monitoring Officer to be responsible for the day to day operation of PAFRAS’ financial accounting systems. This will include producing management accounts and other budget and monitoring reports for the Operations Manager. The post holder will also be responsible for producing performance monitoring […]
Here’s an interesting idea… Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) at the University of Leeds are interested in offering discussion groups with a focus on learning how to construct good arguments, to effectively voice one’s opinion, and to persuade others of it. We are thinking of doing this by means of touching on some introductory philosophical topics. […]
LCC Gypsy Roma & Traveller Outreach & Inclusion Team are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic support worker to join the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller (GRT) Outreach and Inclusion Team. The job role is to provide direct work, support and guidance to GRT families in order to raise standards of educational attainment of children and young […]
This is Exile is an extraordinary intimate portrait of child refugees forced to flee from the violence of Syria’s civil war to neighbouring Lebanon. Filmed over a year, the documentary allows the children to tell their stories in their own words capturing the truth of how they deal with loss, hardship and a political consciousness […]