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MV Director speaks to Eastern Eye about rules that prevent some migrant abuse victims getting support

MV Director speaks to Eastern Eye about rules that prevent some migrant abuse victims getting support

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 Migrant Voice - MV Director speaks to Eastern Eye about rules that prevent some migrant abuse victims getting support

On 24 September, Eastern Eye published a story about a campaign to persuade the Government to change a policy on domestic abuse that currently prevents many migrant survivors getting the support they need.

Migrant Voice Director Nazek Ramadan said: “It’s indefensible that some women are prevented from accessing the help and protec­tion they need, just because of their immigration status.

“It’s discrimination, pure and simple. And by rejecting an amendment that would put this right, MPs are condoning it.

“We urge the House of Lords to vote through these vital provi­sions and take the first step to­wards ending this injustice.”

Read the full article here.