Pregnancy ought to be a happy time: women in Yarl’s Wood

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 list of people whom the Home Office thinks should be considered suitable for detention in only very exceptional circumstances.  The list includes ‘Pregnant women, unless there is [...]

2019-05-16T15:06:26+01:00 November 18th, 2015|