Every member of our team is experienced and trained to work with women and girls who have been affected by violence.
We provide specialist, early and targeted legal casework to migrant women and girls in the fields of asylum and immigration law and other relevant legal matters, including FGM, Forced Marriage, Domestic Violence and anti-trafficking.
We also use our experience to contribute to these areas, and others, at the policy level through Scottish Government working groups and networks.
Policy Consultation Responses
Impact of Covid-19 on Individuals with No Recourse to Public Funds (PDF)
Proposed Right to Food (Scotland) Bill (PDF)
Independent Child Trafficking Guardians (Section 11 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015) (PDF)
Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill 2019 (PDF)
Protective Orders for People at Risk of Domestic Abuse (PDF)
Improving Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and interventions for victims of domestic abuse (PDF)
Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Bill (PDF)
Blog & News Articles
‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ and migrant women living with abuse
By Hanan El-Atrash In the UK, some migrants are subject to a condition called No Recourse to Public Funds or NRPF, which can have far reaching consequences for migrant women, particularly those living...
COVID-19 Policy and Migrants in Scotland
It seems like both forever – and simultaneously no time at all – since Scotland went into lockdown. And though we may now be talking about taking the first tentative steps towards lifting restrictions, the...
FGM: Breaking Down Barriers
Here are some things about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) many people do not know: Women and girls in Scotland are at risk of FGM; This is not something that is based in any religion; and It is a...
Stamping Out NRPF in Scotland
By Talat Yaqoob The news stories of the increasingly dangerous and dehumanising policies being considered by the Home Office have continued to dominate another week in the press. We know that these...