Links to Resources and Papers

Workshop 1: Papers and Articles

Singer, D (2013) Women seeking asylum – failed twice over in Rehman,Y. et al (eds) Moving in the Shadows: Violence in the lives of minority women and children, Routledge, pp 225 – 243

Singer, D (2014) Falling at each hurdle – assessing the credibility of women’s asylum claims in Europe in Arbel, al (eds) Gender in Refugee Law: From the Margins to the Centre, Routledge, Abingdon pp 98 – 115

Also see Bennett, C (2014) Lesbians and UK asylum law in Arbel, al (eds) Gender in Refugee Law: From the Margins to the Centre, Routledge, Abingdon pp 138 -156

Hungarian Helsinki Committee Credibility Assessment in Asylum Procedures, a multi-disciplinary training manual, volume 2

Clayton et al, Through her eyes: enabling women’s best evidence in UK asylum appeals(2017) Asylum Aid and NatCen

A new report by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee on gender-based vulnerabilities in the Hungarian asylum system

Anikó Bakonyi (Advocacy and Project Officer, Hungarian Helsinki Committee), Op-Ed: Safety Net Torn Apart

Mina Jaf, ‘Breaking Stereotypes: Structural Change for Female Refugee Advocates’

Some Women Need Us To Do Our Bit All Year Round (Guardian Letters)

NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security- Open Letter to Permanent Representatives to the UN: Recommendations on the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) CSO-Open-Letter-to-UN-Member-States-on-WPS-16-October-2017-English

Statement by Ms. Mina Jaf UN Security Council Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict 15 May 2017NGOWG_UNSC_OpenDebate_Statement_Jaf_04-2017

Friends of Europe, Global Flows: Migration and Security Publication – global flows Friends of Europe

28 Tales for 28 Days


Jane Freedman, Engendering Security at the Borders of Europe: Women Migrants and the Mediterranean ‘Crisis’ journal of refugee studies

Jane Freedman, Sexual and gender-based violence against refugee women: a hidden aspect of the refugee “crisis” rhm article (1)

Jane Freedman, Women’s Right to Asylum: Protecting the Rights of Female Asylum Seekers in Europe? humanrightsreview (1)


Asylum Aid Films

Random Acts  (Debora Singer, 2007)

Falling At Each Hurdle: Credibility Assessments in Asylum Claims (2015)

Through Her Eyes: enabling women’s best evidence in asylum claims (2017)

From us to you (2017)

Workshop II: Papers, Articles and Resources

The Helen Bamber Foundation

Apna Haq

Baobab Women’s Project

Voices from the Front Line — Baobab Women on being Asylum Seekers, Refugees and their Mental Health

Griffiths and Morgan-Glendinning (2021) Deportability and the Family: Mixed-immigration status families in the UK

Refugees Tales project (led by David Herd and Anna Pincus)

Amy Sara Carroll, The Desert Survival Series The_Desert_Survival_Series_La_serie_de-1

– Transborder Immigrant Tool  (2007) with Ricardo Dominguez

Ricardo Dominguez, The Transborder Immigrant Tool: A Short History

Revisiting the Nomadic Subject [2018] (Led by Maria Tamboukou, funded by The Leverhulme Trust)

Sophie Otiende, ‘An Introduction to Ethical Storytelling: Why Are Stories Important’ 

Sarbjit Johal, No More home-Work! An exhibition at The Art Gallery, Riverside House, Rotherham (via Apna Haq)