Free resources

Our Women's Project have produced free resources to help people seeking asylum successfully navigate the system.

From us to you

We are the Protection Gap Advocates. We are women who have been through the asylum system. We have made a video explaining some things you should know before your asylum interview. Available in many languages here.

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Your asylum appeal hearing: information to help you

Our animated film explains what a person seeking asylum will see and do when going to their appeal.

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Falling at each hurdle

The key reason why women are refused asylum in Europe is because they are not believed. In this film, we discuss credibility assessments and the hurdles women encounter in seeking protection.

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Childcare during asylum interviews

If you are the sole carer of a child under the age of four, and you cannot find alternative care for your child during your asylum interview, you can use childcare facilities at the Home Office. Find out more here.

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Information for HER Legal Representative

As Protection Gap Advocates we are a diverse group of women who have all had our own experience of the asylum process. We believe that lawyers can help their women clients by giving them the information we have prepared in this leaflet.

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Our publications

Our insight into gender issues in the asylum system is crucial to the UK's understanding of how to protect women fleeing persecution. Read the findings from our research.

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