Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection 2

Over the last 12 months, Sisters For Change, in partnership with The Manchester Maya Project, a consortium of specialist BME VAW service providers, has conducted extensive research to examine local authority approaches and responses to domestic abuse; commissioning and funding of domestic abuse services across Greater Manchester. Working directly with three specialist BME VAW support…

Unsafe to work in the Home

The report highlights the shocking findings of the biggest in-depth survey ever conducted in Indonesia to measure workplace exploitation and the prevalence of harassment, abuse and sexual violence experienced by women domestic workers in employers’ homes. The survey was designed by Sisters For Change and carried out by JALA-PRT union leaders and members across Greater…

Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection

Sisters For Change launched its 2017 report, Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection: Public authority responses to violence against Black and Minority Ethnic women in England at the House of Lords in London. The report, assessing six local authority areas across England, was produced in collaboration with five BME Violence Against Women (VAW) service providers. It presents…

Combating impunity. Ending silence

This report provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of village-level implementation of Indonesian domestic laws relating to violence against women and community responses to sexual and domestic violence against women and girls. The area of study is a conservative regency of rural Java, Indonesia. in partnership with PEKKA Bantul Download

Breaking down barriers to Justice

This report evidences the high levels of discrimination and violence suffered by Dalit women in Karnataka State, Southern India and the failings of the criminal justice system in investigating and prosecuting perpetrators. It makes nine concrete recommendations to policy-makers. in partnership with Karnataka Dalit Mahila Vedike Download