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Urgent Rwanda Notice

We have received reports that the Home Office are calling people to offer ‘voluntary departure’ to Rwanda. You DO NOT have to say yes. If you get a call, we recommend to: 1. NOT respond until you have legal advice 2. Ask the Home Office to send the offer to you in writing 3. Find […]

MAP: Sixth Workshop

The sixth and final MAP workshop was held on February 17, 2024, and included the Social Networking Lunch and the “Finding Your Opportunity” session. Led by Letícia Ishibashi and Fizza Qureshi, the event provided participants with practical guidance and a space to reflect on their learning journey. The atmosphere was vibrant, with fellows engaging in

Femonationalism, migration and colonial legacies

Migrants’ Rights Network x the Decolonial Centre for International Women’s Day 2024. International Women’s Day is about recognising the steps made in the fight for gender “equality”, and the barriers that still exist in dismantling systemic sexism. However, equality should not be the final “destination” in this struggle: we must work towards complete liberation. Furthermore,

International Women’s Day 2024

We dedicate this International Women’s Day to all the women who are forgotten and silenced. From the women in Palestine resisting genocide, to the women fighting for freedom in Congo and Sudan, from the migrant women fighting against the Kafala system, to the trans women resisting gentrification and rainbow capitalism, from the women mobilising against

The policing of transness and migration

A joint blog by MRN and Gendered Intelligence for LGBTQ+ History Month. Content warning: this article contains content pertaining to the asylum process and the process of receiving gender-affirming care. An invasive and dehumanising culture of disbelief, and a reliance on stereotypes by decision makers, contributes to the increased marginalisation of people seeking asylum, trans

Think Global, Act Global: Event

We are delighted to have co-organised and be speaking at the Think Global Act Global Event, taking place at Birkbeck on Saturday 23 March 2024, from 10.30am-6pm. Free markets were once sold as the route to global prosperity but now that spell is broken. Yet, the contours of the new system in formation are uncertain

Is it really freedom?

An LGBTQ+ History Month x Who Is Welcome? blog by a queer asylum seeker in our network.

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