Patrons

Patrons

Fiona Mactaggart MP

    Fiona is a former Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities. She is currently secretary of the APPG on Global Sex Trade and Co-Chair of the APPG for Human Trafficking. Supporting vulnerable women has been at the heart of Fiona’s work. She previously led a campaign to criminalise the payment of sex with women who have been subject to exploitation.

    “I am proud to have partnered with Housing for Women in developing the Re-Unite model of accommodation for women leaving prison who want to be reunited with their children. Housing for Women provide a crucial spring board to help empower women facing challenging circumstances.”

    Rosie Boycott

      Rosie is a writer and broadcaster. She founded Spare Rib, a feminist magazine, in her early 20s and was the UK’s first female editor of a British daily newspaper, the Independent on Sunday. Rosie was editor of the Daily Express. She has also been editor of Esquire and the Independent, and has dedicated much of her career to championing women’s rights.

      “The work that Housing for Women do is very close to my heart. This organisation provides vital support to women and their families escaping some of the most challenging and harrowing situations. Housing for Women is a truly life-saving charity and I am very proud to be supporting them.”

      Veera Johnson

        Veera is the founder and CEO of Procserve, an organisation that enables secure transactions online and powers a trusted and secure commerce network. She is an accomplished business leader and has been professionally recognised through industry awards and in the media. Veera has previously worked as mentor for women fleeing domestic abuse.

        “As a social housing provider, Housing for Women is far more than just bricks and mortar. From helping women to flee domestic violence to lobbying on issues of unaffordable childcare, Housing for Women offers support every step of the way, and more importantly, it provides hope. I am honoured to be involved with a charity that improves the lives of so many women.”