A must watch video – raw, direct and human – on visiting Yarl’s Wood. Take a journey with Sarah Cope, a volunteer visitor with Yarl’s Wood Befrienders, as she visits the detention centre.
By Jess Anslow, Coordinator of Yarl’s Wood Befrienders. Visiting women who are being indefinitely detained in Yarl’s Wood IRC is challenging. It is challenging because you witness injustice. Injustice coming from a country that is known Read More
This blog post was written for Unlocking Detention by John Tomlinson of Strawberry Blond Curls Theatre Company, (@SBC_Theatre) who performed their play ‘Tanja’ at this week’s Sanctuary in Parliament event. We, Strawberry Blonde Curls Theatre Read More
Last week, Unlocking Detention paid a virtual visit to perhaps the UK’s best known detention centre, Yarl’s Wood – known for all the wrong reasons. Yarl’s Wood is one of the detention centres where women Read More
This post was written for Unlocking Detention by Heather Jones, who visits women detained in Yarl’s Wood. In 2014 ninety-nine pregnant women were detained in Yarl’s Wood. This was despite Home Office Guidance which includes a Read More
This blog post was written by June, who is currently detained in Yarl’s Wood. This piece was originally published on Women for Refugee Women’s blog and has been republished with their kind permission here. Yarl’s Read More