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3 October 2019 18:30 ~ Implementing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: national action plans and beyond – Centre for Women, Peace and Security – London

Until 8:00pm @ Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building , LSE Speaker Professor Laura J Shepherd Professor of International Relations, University of Sydney Chair Dr Paul Kirby Assistant Professorial Research Fellow with the Centre for Women, Peace and Security As we approach the 20th anniversary of the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on […]

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Expecting Change: the case for ending the immigration detention of pregnant women – Medical Justice Report

This report shows that, although migrant pregnant women are detained with a view to their removal, only 5% of those held in one particular detention centre in the UK in 2011 were successfully removed. It also finds that the healthcare these women received in detention was inadequate and that asylum seeking women have poorer health […]

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Victim-Survivors of rape don’t feel justice has been met, even if the accused goes to prison – Scottish Centre for Crime & Justice Research

The Scottish criminal justice process leaves those who have reported a rape or serious sexual assault feeling marginalised and with little control regardless of their case’s outcome, a new study has found. Researchers from the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research at the University of Glasgow interviewed victim-survivors who have navigated their way through […]

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‘Whole housing approach’ needed for victims of domestic abuse – Centre for Gender and Violence Research

More needs to be done to support victims and survivors of domestic abuse who are homeowners or private renters, according to a new report from the University of Bristol. Researchers in the Centre for Gender and Violence Research carried out in-depth interviews with 251 people and found two-thirds were either living in private rented property […]

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