Shut Down Yarls Wood – Greenwich

Each year, women sent to Yarls Wood detention centre are living in prison like conditions, vulnerable to sexual assault, the detain of their children and even death.  Detainees are likely to have experienced, domestic violence, forced marriage and female genitale mutilation prior to arriving at Yarls Wood.


December 3rd 2016, efforts continue with a demonstration against this institution. But before then, Yarls Wood campaigners are travelling across the United Kingdom to engage participation from students.

The University of Greenwich will be holding an event, on November 17th to spread awareness of the experiences faced inside this detention centre. The event will include, discussion, a film and Q&A to allow representatives from this movement to reveal the experiences women within Yarls Wood face.

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Find out more information about the demonstration here




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