Seeking Refuge Archives - RightsInfo

Human rights meant that female genital mutilation was recognised as torture, people fleeing persecution can find refuge and modern slavery was finally made illegal in the UK.

What Have Human rights done for Seeking Refuge?

Seeking Refuge
1999
UK

Oppressed and persecuted women can seek safety

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A vital step in ensuring the rights of female asylum seekers. Two women faced the risk of criminal proceedings for sexual immorality if they were forced to return to Pakistan. The court said the women were part of a persecuted group and should be granted asylum.