Record Details

NGOAsylum Aid
AddressAsylum Aid, 28 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LS
Telephone020 73549631
Emailinfo@asylumaid.org.uk
Websitewww.asylumaid.org.uk
Background InformationAsylum Aid describe themselves as "an independent, national charity assisting refugees in the UK. We help the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people seeking asylum in the UK by giving them free legal advice and representing them in their asylum application. We also combine our advice work and policy work with campaigning for the fair treatment of refugees in this country." Since the 1990s, the issue of refugees and asylum seekers, often set within the wider debate over immigration, has become increasingly controversial in Britain, a signatory to the 1951 UN convention on the treatment of refugees. In 2000, Asylum Aid established the Refugee Women's Resource Project. Sources: www.asylumaid.org.uk; Charity Commission
Year Created1990
Other Names / Antecedent Bodies
Related OrganisationsRefugee Women's Resource Project
KeywordsEquality, discrimination and prejudice; Ethnicity and race; Human rights and civil liberties; Legal affairs, the justice system and crime; Migration, immigration and population; Poverty and social exclusion (UK).
CollectionsThis organisation was contacted by DANGO and to date we have received no reply.
Last Edited ByRC at 25/09/2007 10:55:02

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