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Emma won care charges down to £4.19 a week

By winvisibleblog | 24/08/2023 | 2 Comments

Thanks to My London news and reporter Joe Coughlan, read Emma’s story below.    WinVisible says: Our member Emma is severely disabled and won reduced care charges down to £4.19 a week, from £48.27, with our support.  She is due a cash refund from Bromley Council.  Bromley has privatised who decides care charges, so people … Read more

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Ellie on James O’Brien show, LBC

By winvisibleblog | 11/08/2023 | 1 Comment

Ellie talks with James O’Brien, LBC, about who the government is likely to target next after people seeking asylum, about disability benefits and the cost of living.

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Camden New Journal — report of Charter launch event

By winvisibleblog | 31/07/2023 | 0 Comments
A diverse array of people, mainly women, in a meeting hall, some seated at the front, are smiling and some are making the power salute, in front of the Disabled Mothers' Rights Campaign banner.

Disabled mothers called for an end to the forceful removal of children from parents who are deemed “unfit” to be carers just because they have a disability, writes Frankie Lister-Fell. “If motherhood was inclusive, we wouldn’t be gathered here today”, Kelechi Chioba, member of WinVisible, said at a packed out meeting in Kentish Town last … Read more

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RMT joint letter to Transport Focus and London Travelwatch

By winvisibleblog | 20/07/2023 | 0 Comments

19 July 2023 from RMT Press Office Rail union, RMT has written a joint letter to Transport Focus and London Travelwatch opposing ticket office closure plans. Alongside the Equality Trust, End Violence Against Women, Disability Rights UK, DPAC, Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People, Inclusion London, National Pensioners Convention, WinVisible and Transport for All, the … Read more

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We launched the Disabled Mothers’ Rights Charter!

By winvisibleblog | 15/07/2023 | 0 Comments

Our Disabled Mothers’ Rights Campaign brings women with disabilities together to defend our rights to have a family and to keep our children.  Easy Read about our campaign is here On 12 July, we launched the Disabled Mothers’ Rights Charter — read our six demands here. To endorse the Charter, contact us at mumsrights@winvisible. org Media … Read more

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Make stations step-free as a priority

By winvisibleblog | 09/07/2023 | 0 Comments

Shared from Camden New Journal LETTER  VOLUNTEERS and users from Crossroads Women’s Centre took part in the protest outside Kentish Town tube because we all need a lift: mums and nans with buggies, carers of all genders, older people, anyone carrying heavy shopping or luggage. None of the three Kentish Town stations are accessible, which … Read more

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Disabled Mothers’ Rights Charter launch Wed 12 July 1pm

By winvisibleblog | 30/06/2023 | 1 Comment
Disabled mothers speaking out at the monthly picket of the central Family Court, held by Support Not Separation.

Launch of the Disabled Mothers’ Rights Charter Wed 12 July 2023   1- 3pm Easy Read info In person and on Zoom – register free here – contact us if support needed for online registration, or just come along on the day. Contact us if you need childcare. At Crossroads Women’s Centre, 25 Wolsey Mews, London … Read more

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Protest Friday: make Kentish Town tube step-free! 

By winvisibleblog | 22/06/2023 | 0 Comments

Make Kentish Town tube step-free!  Our needs are not “too expensive”! Tomorrow, Friday 23 June, from 10.30am, we’re joining the protest at Kentish Town tube by Camden Disability Action, supported by Inclusion London. WinVisible (women with visible & invisible disabilities) and Crossroads Women’s Centre are among the organisations who signed their Open Letter to Mayor … Read more

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Accessible transport: statement to Transport Committee

By winvisibleblog | 01/06/2023 | 0 Comments

Here is our submission to the Transport Committee inquiry Accessible transport: legal obligations. The inquiry was launched after campaigners complained about transport access getting worse and equality law being ignored. The Committee examines transport policy issues and has MPs from various parties. Our submission was published on 1 June. Inquiry questions Our statement: Who we … Read more

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‘It’s a tax on disability’: rising UK social care costs force many into debt

By winvisibleblog | 28/05/2023 | 1 Comment

Disabled people are paying “a tax on disability” by being forced to fund soaring care charges out of their benefits as the cost of living pushes care users into financial crisis . . . [WinVisible] said some disabled women are being coerced into sex by acquaintances after turning to them for care because they couldn’t pay care charges.

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