Principal authors:Jen Maman and Helen Muggeridge with additional material by Victoria Goodban. The authors would like to sincerely thank the participants o the Sanctuary Seeking Women in WalesProject as well as the ollowing people or their contributions: Nasiba Amiri (Oxam Cymru), FrancesBallin (Llanishen Reugee Women’s Group), Emmy Chater (Newport City Council), Gerry Hickey(Asylum Support Appeals Project), Val Lermon (Cardi Reugee and Asylum Welcome), Mike Lewis(Welsh Reugee Council), Selina Moyo (Wales Strategic Migration Partnership), Constance Nzeneu(Women Seeking Sanctuary Advocacy Group Wales), Reynette Roberts (Oasis Cardi), Ayo Thompson & Emily Robertson (Arican Community Centre),Mark & Claire Seymour (The Sanctuary, Bethel Church), Sian Summers (Displaced People in Action)and Jeni Williams (Swansea Women’s Asylum Support Group). Thanks to the local groups who allowed us to use their projects as examples to illustrate this guide: Arican Community Centre, Displaced People in Action, Llanishen Reugee Women’s Group,Oasis Cardi, Swansea Women’s Asylum Support Group, The Sanctuary - Bethel Church andWomen Seeking Sanctuary Advocacy Group Wales.
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– Important Disclaimer –
Asylum law is complex and changes rapidly. The inormation included within this Guide is asummary only and cannot substitute or legal advice rom a qualied immigration advisor.It is strongly advised that women in need o protection are reerred to an immigration solicitor oradvisor. Contact details o legal services and appropriate organisations are available at the endo this Guide. Furthermore, Oxam GB cannot be held responsible or any o theinormation provided in this Guide.
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