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Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi reports and writes on immigration, women and economics, housing, legal aid, and mental health. Read her latest work here. Her blog rebeccaomonira.com was shortlisted for the 2012 Orwell Prize. She tweets @Rebecca_Omonira.
In a refugee camp in Ethiopia, women struggle with limited choices and a life in limbo.
The death of Amir Siman-Tov in Colnbrook immigration removal centre raises questions about the purpose of British detention policy. Who is being detained and why?
Challenging permanent austerity must be a feminist cause; the results of not doing so are already playing out in the lives of the poorest women.
The experiences of migrants and refugees in Calais are important because they dispel the myths we perpetuate when we talk about immigration.
The recent summit in London has grabbed headlines, but whether we have now reached a turning point in the fight to end sexual violence in conflict remains to be seen.
The government’s punitive measures have made it harder to get out of poverty. And austerity is making it worse.