The Domestic Abuse Act Must Provide Safety for all Women
By Meena Kumari and Dr Nicola Sharp-Jeffs OBE
We cannot describe the forthcoming Domestic Abuse Act as “landmark” or “once in a generation” if it leaves behind some of the most marginalised and vulnerable women in society.
We believe this is the moment to rally around the organisations that have long been striving to ensure equal protection and support for migrant women and help amplify their demands.
After four years, the Bill is finally expected to become law by the end of April. Before that happens, however, we know that there is one more crucial step in the process. This will take place on the 15th April when the Bill heads back to the Commons for a final debate.