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.


Full Text

SOJOURNER PROJECT

Source of Information

Website of the Home Office