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When hope is in short supply

Collaboration is all the rage, particularly among groups and charitable foundations who are looking for the magic solution that can achieve social justice – but what does it mean? How do we recognise and address cultural differences which exist between different groups, their priorities and approaches to change making? This blog is based on the debates and conversations that some of [...]

2019-11-21T13:54:56+00:00 November 19th, 2019|

“Everyday in Yarl’s Wood is a struggle”

This week, Unlocking Detention tour is 'visiting' Yarl's Wood detention centre in Bedford.  Boatemaa* was detained in Yarl’s Wood earlier this year.  She was recently released from Yarl’s Wood, to continue with her asylum case, after four months in detention.  She shares her story here.  (This is not her real name.) I never knew my real parents. I was handed over [...]

2019-04-22T14:44:05+01:00 October 23rd, 2017|