Resources

Publications

Imkaan (2013) Beyond the Labels: Women and girls’ views on the 2013 mayoral strategy on violence against women and girls. London: MOPAC. Download

Imkaan (2013) The Road to Sustainability - Summary findings: A review of Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BMER) organisations working with women on health and gender-based violence. London: WHEC. Download.

Imkaan (2012) Vital Statistics 2: Key findings report on Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee Women’s and Children’s experiences of gender-based violence. London: Imkaan. Download.

Imkaan, Equality Now and City University (2011) The Missing Link: a joined up approach to addressing harmful practices in London. London: Greater London Authority. Download.

Imkaan, Equality Now and City University (2011) The Missing Link: a joined up approach to addressing harmful practices in London Executive Summary. London: Greater London Authority. Download.

Imkaan (2010) Vital Statistics: The experiences of Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee women & children facing violence & abuse. London: Imkaan. Download.

Imkaan (2010) Dispelling Myths | Speaking Truths: Focus Group Findings on the Experiences, Needs and Aspirations of Young BAMER Women Living in the UK. London: Imkaan. Download.

Imkaan (2008) A Right to Exist: A Paper Looking at the Eradication of Specialist Services to BAMER Women and Children Fleeing Violence. London: Imkaan. Download.

Imkaan (2008) No Recourse - No Duty to Care? Experiences of BAMER Women and Children Affected by Domestic Violence and Insecure Immigration Status in the UK. London: Imkaan. Download.

Policy Responses and Briefings

Janet McDermott (2013) Aya Capacity Building Project First Year Report. Download.

Imkaan’s response to the NICE consultation on the Public Health Programme - domestic violence and abuse: identification and protection, draft guidance 26 September 2013. Download.

Imkaan’s response to the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) consultation on the second mayoral strategy on violence against women and girls 14 August 2013. Download.

Don’t teach me what to wear; Teach your sons not to rape. Notes of the open meeting in solidarity with India’s anti-rape protests 24 January 2013.  Organised by Imkaan and the South Asia Solidarity Group, and supported by the LSE Gender Institute. Download. 

Imkaan’s response to the Department for Education consultation on Parental Internet Controls 6 September 2012. Download.

Imkaan’s response to the Social Security Advisory Committee call for evidence on Universal Credit and related regulations 27 July 2012. Download.

Imkaan’s statement in response to the recent government announcement on forced marriage 8 June 2012. Download.

Forced Marriage: Myths and Realities 5 April 2012. View.

Imkaan response to the government’s forced marriage consultation 30 March 2012. Download.

External Contributions and Mentions

Ikamara Larasi (2013) Why do music videos portray black women as exotic sex objects? Article in The Guardian on 2 September 2013. View.

Camille Kumar (2013) From Resistance to a New Economy: what should feminist economic activism look like? Presented at the UK Feminista Summer School on 18 August 2013, Birmingham. Download.

Marai Larasi (2013) So called ‘Honour-Based’ Violence. Presented at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, fifty-seventh session, 4 March - 15 March 2013, New York. Download.

UN Commission on the Status of Women (2013) From Ideas to Action: Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls.  Feed-back on the Expert Group Meeting on Preventing Violence against Women and Girls - Bangkok 2012 prepared by Marai Larasi for the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, fifty-seventh session, 4 March - 15 March 2013, New York. Download.

UN (2012) A Promise is a Promise: UN issues call to action to end violence against women. Marai Larasi presented at the event produced by the United Nations Secretary-General’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women.  View.

Office of the Children’s Commissioner (2012) “I thought I was the only one.  The only one in the world” The Office of the Children’s Commissioner’s Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation In Gangs and Groups: Interim Report.  Imkaan’s Executive Director Marai Larasi sits on the Inquiry Panel. Download.

Women’s Aid (2012) Safe: The Domestic Abuse Quarterly. Article on Vital Statistics 2, Imkaan’s key findings report on BMER women’s and children’s experiences of gender-based violence. Subscribe.

UK Feminista (2012) End Violence Against Women and Girls.  Campaign video featuring Marai Larasi MBE. View.

UN Women Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence Against Women and Girls (2012) Shelter Module: Women from diverse cultures - Imkaan case study on supporting BMER survivors. Download.

UN Women (2012) Media as a Site to Prevent Violence against Girls and Women.  Expert paper prepared by Marai Larasi for the Expert Group Meeting on prevention of violence against women and girls, 17 - 20 September 2012, Bangkok.  Download.

PICUM (2012) Strategies to End Double Violence Against Undocumented Women: Protecting Rights and Ensuring Justice. Download.

UN Commission on the Status of Women (2012) A Different World is Possible.  Expert paper prepared by Marai Larasi for the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, fifty-sixth session, 27 February - 9 March 2012, New York. Download.