Womens views on how the immigration system affects their mental health, covering asylum decision making, housing conditions, detention, gender based violence and more- email us to order the book here £10 each and £1.60 postage
Advocacy & Information
We are here to advocate with refugee and migrant women in the West Midlands, create information and inspire change in partnership with others.
Due to limited capacity we are limiting our community advocacy. We are offering phone support to all women, giving information and advice, and connecting them to other organisations that can assist. We will continue to provide advice on immigration, health, housing and money issues where there is capacity amoung volunter advocates.
We link women into community resources and give out hygiene products to combat period poverty
We provide advocacy casework assistance to forced migrant women housed in the Coventry Migrant Womens House Project.
To ensure women's voices are heard, and their problems addressed in a dignified and fair manner. Working with partners to shine a light on gender policies in practice. Educating and informing officials and the wider networks. Improving policies, and the lives of refgugee and migrant women.
We coordinate a monthly influencers group as part of the policy and advocacy project, to bring women together to find strength from each other as well as produce information to improve policy. We also work with the Women with Hope group to encourage positive social change.
Acupuncture and counselling sessions are offered by qualified therapists - currently not taking on new women from Oct 2021 - March 2022 due to organisational capacity at Baobab to arrange appointments