Webinar 15 July: Protecting our children, Defending our rights – UK & US

Photo from Support Not Separation's picket of the family court in Holborn, London.  Placards say: Adoptions: 90% without consent.  Take away our poverty, not our children.  Most mothers earn less than £8.21 per hour -- try raising a family on that!
Photo from Support Not Separation’s monthly picket of the family courts in Holborn, London.

We’re taking part in this international webinar on Zoom, organised by Support Not Separation:

Thursday 15 July 6pm – 8pm UK time

British Sign Language/English interpretation  *  Speech to text captions

Register free on Eventbrite hereEmail win@winvisible.org if support needed.

Banner: Support NOT Separation
Stop snatching children from mums & nans (grandmothers)
White letters on red background

Protecting our children, Defending our rights – UK & US

Ending “child welfare’s” massive and heartless removal of children
from low-income mothers and families, often children of colour. 

  • LAUNCH of UK and US self-help guides for mothers and other primary caregivers struggling to protect our children from arbitrary state removal, forced adoptions, and violent fathers.
  • LAUNCH of new research based on casework in the UK over the past four years: who is being targeted, the reasons given, impact on children, mothers’ personal experiences of going through sexist, racist, disablist and class biased family courts.
  • LAUNCH of Support Not Separation in the US which brings together campaigners coast to coast.

Panel includes:

Mothers from different communities in UK and US

DCFS/DHS Give Us Back Our Children (DCFS = Department of Children and Family Services, DHS = Department of Human Services)

Disabled Mothers’ Rights campaign (WinVisible)

Every Mother Is a Working Mother Network

Global Women’s Strike (GWS)

Legal Action for Women

Psychotherapy & Counselling Union

Women Against Rape

Women of Colour/GWS

Others to be confirmed.

For more information contact:

 UK: sns@legalactionforwomen.net 0207 482 2496

Philadelphia: philly@allwomencount.net 215-848-1120 

Los Angeles: la@allwomencount.net  323-276-9833

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