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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.

2 comments:

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.

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