Disabled children webinar Tuesday 24 May

Support Not Separation’s Tracey Norton, who co-ordinates the Disabled Mothers’ Rights Campaign, is speaking on the panel of a webinar, Parents of disabled children and child welfare, presented by the International Parent Advocacy Network (IPAN). IPAN say: “The webinar will hear from parents and professionals about what their experiences are and how they are being … Read more

Wed 6 Oct: Picket the family court — stop Universal Credit cut. Take away our poverty NOT our children!

WinVisible is joining this protest tomorrow. Join in person or on Twitter @NotSeparation @WinVisibleWomen Support Not Separation say: NO cut to Universal Credit! Protect mothers & children NOT violent men! “The family court picket is back! Join us Wed 6 Oct, 12.30 – 1.30pm“Outside London family court First Ave House, 42-49 High Holborn, WC1V 6NP “On the day … Read more

Disabled Mothers’ Rights campaign: joint evidence to Independent review of children’s social care

To: The Case for Change – Independent Review of Children’s Social Care Evidence submitted 13 August 2021 by Legal Action for Women which co-ordinates Support Not Separation, and by the Disabled Mothers’ Rights campaign of WinVisible (women with visible and invisible disabilities). Introduction The Support Not Separation Coalition includes organisations of single mothers, womenof colour, … Read more

Discrimination against mothers — new research

WinVisible is part of the Support Not Separation coalition (SNS), against the unjustified removal of children from mothers, to end the trauma of separation, and for an end to the impoverishment of children and mothers. We have contributed to this research from SNS, including through the Disabled Mothers’ Rights campaign work. New research on the … Read more

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

We’re taking part in this international webinar on Zoom, organised by Support Not Separation: Thursday 15 July 6pm – 8pm UK time Register free on Eventbrite here.  Email win@winvisible.org if support needed. Protecting our children, Defending our rights – UK & US Ending “child welfare’s” massive and heartless removal of childrenfrom low-income mothers and families, … Read more

Event: Disabled mums and our children — our right to support not separation

Our next workshop on Zoom — all welcome: Wednesday 19 May, 1.30pm-3.30pm Disabled mums and our children — our right to support not separation Register free on Eventbrite here.  Email us if support needed: win@winvisible.org Speakers so far: ·       Proud to be a disabled mum: The right to have children and family life – Nicole Als … Read more

Disabled mum won compensation vs Ealing refusal of child care support

It’s a fantastic victory that a disabled mum, Ms B, won against Ealing Council for not providing enough support for her to take care of her son. She took her case to the Local Government Ombudsman. Under the Care Act 2014 section 12, Councils have a duty to assess the needs of the family, not … Read more