Influencing practices, policy, public opinion, and providing direct emotional and practical support
Influencing practices, policy, public opinion, and providing direct emotional and practical support at every point in the criminal justice and immigration system, means marginalised migrant women are enabled to:
A total of 996 clients across all teams and projects from April 2021 to March 2022.
REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS were supported across community, prisons and IRCs
ACTIVITIES AND WORKSHOPS were held with A TOTAL OF 1,062 PARTICIPANTS to help them learn new skills, improve their well-being, and work on their agency and empowerment
CLIENTS WITH TRAFFICKING CONCERNS were supported across the organisation, including clients referred to National Referral Mechanism, with Positive or Negative Conclusive Grounds – 97 IN COMMUNIT supported Y 6 IN PRISONS 64 IN IMMIGRATION REMOVAL CENTRES
OVER THE PAST 7 YEARS Hibiscus Initiatives has worked with more than 12,000 CLIENTS including people at courts, women in the community, families at the Pre-Departure Accommodation, men and women in detention and prison, and women receiving specialist welfare support
Hibiscus’ most impactful campaign ‘Eva Goes to Foreign’ – reduced the numbers of women affected by drug trafficking in West Africa and the Caribbean.