Feb 10, 2008

UK: Southall Blacksisters Under Threat

Jess at The F Word sent me this disturbing news:

Southall Black Sisters has been helping empower black and ethnic minority women since 1979. The work they do - on issues as wide-ranging as ‘honour’ crimes, domestic violence and depression - is invaluable, but is now under threat because Ealing council has decided to withdraw its funding.

Find out more and how you can help.


yiskra said...

That's absurd, they're more in demand now than they ever were, and there is absolutely no way that a service for all women, or smaller groups can match 30 years of expertise, or cater to the paralell socio-economic conditions BME women face in Britain. Thanks for the tip off.

Black Women in Europe said...

You're welcome Yiskra. Spread the word.