Category: Immigration system

Supporting Effective Interpretation Within Maternity

Resource pack for commissioners and maternity service providers
1 Nov 2023

Indefinite detention: the implications of the Illegal Migration Bill for pregnant women

Birth Companions & Women for Refugee Women in the BMJ
18 May 2023

Tackling Double Disadvantage: 10-point action plan for change

Ending inequality for Black, Asian, minoritised and migrant women in the criminal justice system
31 Jan 2022

Maternity Stream of Sanctuary Resource Pack

Promoting a culture of welcome within maternity services for people seeking sanctuary in the UK
27 Jan 2022

Breach of Trust

A review of implementation of the NHS charging programme in maternity services in England
16 Sep 2021

Women’s Health Strategy

Birth Companions' written submission to the DHSC
9 Jun 2021

Cultural Mediation

An inclusive solution to help reduce the cultural and language barriers experienced by survivors of trafficking
10 Mar 2021

Perinatal Support for Asylum Seekers

Delivering perinatal education and support for highly vulnerable mothers in the UK asylum system
1 Jan 2021

“It's a life you're playing with”

A qualitative study on experiences of NHS maternity services among undocumented migrant women in England
14 Dec 2020

Closed Doors

Summary Report: Inequalities and injustices in appropriate and secure housing provision for female victims of trafficking who are seeking asylum
2 Dec 2020

Will I Ever be Safe?

Asylum-seeking women made destitute in the UK
1 Feb 2020

A Vicious Circle

The relationship between NHS Charges for Maternity Care, Destitution, and Violence Against Destitution, and Violence Against Women and Girls
1 Nov 2019

Duty of Care?

The impact on midwives of NHS charging for maternity care
1 Sep 2019

Not Seen, Not Heard

Children’s experiences of the hostile environment
1 Feb 2019

Still No Way Out

Foreign national women and trafficked women in the criminal justice system
17 Sep 2018

What Price Safe Motherhood?

Charging for NHS Maternity Care in England and its Impact on Migrant Women
1 Sep 2018

We Are Still Here

The continued detention of women seeking asylum in Yarl’s Wood
1 Oct 2017

Pregnant Women Behind Bars

A briefing on the detention of pregnant women in the UK
1 Mar 2016

Review into the Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons

A report to the Home Office
1 Jan 2016

When Maternity Doesn't Matter

Dispersing pregnant women seeking asylum
14 Jan 2013

No Way Out

A briefing paper on foreign national women in prison in England and Wales
30 Jan 2012
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