nia is for all women

Statement from nia

At nia we prioritise women, women as a sex class. We recognise that race and class inequality intersect with sex inequality. nia rejects accusations that a feminism that prioritises women is white feminism.

Job opportunities with nia

Members of nia staff

nia’s staff are what allows us to help women, girls and children escape from and move on after sexual and domestic violence and abuse, including prostitution…

Women on the margins

Women on the Margins presentation

The voices of women who have been subjected to sexual and domestic violence and abuse, including those exploited through prostitution, are not often heard in the narratives of our time. ‘Women on the margins’, developed by the Anita Project team, provides a focus on prostitution, allowing us to take the opportunity of this special day […]

nia end of year round up

nia End of year round up

Download the 2020 nia newsletter. Issues include; COVID 19, No Recourse To Public Funds, Femicide Census, Women Only Accommodation, We Can’t Consent To This…

Self-ID Dropped

Women together for liberation poster held in front of the Houses Of Parliament

We welcome the news that the proposal to introduce self-identification of gender has been scrapped, but even more, that the single-sex exemptions in the Equality Act remain and are clarified as being applicable to women as a sex.

Are we all victims and survivors?

thoughtful woman

Inspired to write this post after reading Jess Taylor’s book, ‘Why are Women Blamed for Everything’, Guilia, a volunteer for East London Rape Crisis explores the myth that sexual violence only happens to ‘other’ women.

Why we need to talk to effect change

two women talking in a cafe setting

East London Rape Crisis helpline volunteer, Nisha Wilkinson, addresses the need to talk about structural inequality and the reality of sexual violence if we want to see change.