Women for Refugee Women

The silencing of race in NGO and charity campaigning against detention

There are certain norms in terms of how immigration detention can be described. ‘Inhumane’, ‘unjust’, ‘unfair’, ‘harmful’ – but ‘racist’? Gemma Lousley (@gemmalousley) at Women for Refugee Women unpicks why and how NGOs and charity organisations avoid talking about ‘race’ and what its consequences are for anti-detention campaigns. In July this year, Women for Refugee Women published a report on the [...]

2019-12-10T13:02:50+00:00 December 10th, 2019|