Country United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Year 2009 - 2010
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Sojourner Project was a pilot scheme run by Eaves, a London-based charity, and funded by the Home Office, and was operational from Monday 30th November 2009 until the end of February 2010.  Eaves worked in partnership with a range of other voluntary providers to co-ordinate support, accommodation and subsistence for women and their dependents throughout the country.  The Sojourner Project was for women with no recourse to public funds, who entered the UK on a spousal or partner visa and are eligible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) under the Domestic Violence Rule.

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Source of Information

Website of the Home Office