THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I helped a survivor of domestic violence remain with her children in the UK.

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“Today I met an Iranian woman who came to the UK as the wife of a refugee. She fled from her abusive husband. If she returned to Iran her husband’s family could take the children. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I helped her to stay in the UK so the family could remain together.”

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THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I was able to help save a refuge for victims of domestic violence from funding cuts.

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THREAT

“Today I met a group of victims of domestic violence from minority communities. The specialist refuge that helped them was having its funding cut unlawfully. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I was able to get the lawfulness of that  decision reconsidered by the court.”

THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I helped a woman who was raped by her father in law find some justice in the Family Court.

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DENIED

“Today I met a woman who had fled her husband’s family home. She was terrified of her father in law who had committed sexual offenses against her including rape. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I was able to bring her allegations before the court & they were upheld.”

THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I prevented a survivor of domestic violence from being deported.

Post 53DENIED

“Today I met a destitute 22 year old. She had been given entry to the UK join her British husband and child. Her husband physically abused her but she wasn’t entitled to state support & was at risk of deportation. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I got her settled status & state support.”