8 March: Disabled mums speak out at Family Courts on Trial

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Disabled mums will be speaking out against discrimination and joining forces with other mums.  The weather will be a sweltering 9 degrees!

Read Legal Action for Women’s dossier of mothers’ experiences of Social Services and the family courts.  We co-wrote the chapter on disability discrimination against mothers and children, chapter 10, page 44 onwards: LAW Dossier 18Jan17 final

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PLAIN TEXT

8 March 2018 International Women’s Day

12-2pm, Old Palace Yard, Westminster, SW1P 3JY

(across from Parliament) All Welcome

FAMILY COURTS ON TRIAL

CHARGES:

  • Abusing the law to snatch children from their mothers
  • Traumatising children through separation
  • Depriving children of breastfeeding
  • Denying mothers and children their legal right to support
  • Impoverishing mothers and children with austerity
  • Discriminating against single mothers & vulnerable families
  • Punishing victims of rape and domestic violence by taking the children we’ve tried to protect
  • Handing children to violent fathers
  • Valuing ‘experts’ over mothers
  • Holding secret hearings without public scrutiny
  • Gagging us so we can’t get community support
  • Deporting mothers, keeping their children
  • Taking children for profit

BRING YOUR CHARGES AND YOUR EVIDENCE!

gws@globalwomenstrike.net  Part of International Women’s Strike events

 

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