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A Victim of Human Trafficking, the Home Office and the Hostile Environment

Posted on: 30 July 2020 | Category: Blog

World Day Against Trafficking Persons takes place annually on the 30th July, it serves as a reminder of the millions of people across the globe who are victims of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Jo Bezzano, an in-house solicitor at the Liverpool Law Clinic, provides legal assistance and support to victims of trafficking. In this blog, Jo discusses the difficulties victims of trafficking face when dealing with government systems, the complex nature of their situation and why the provision of legal aid is imperative in helping to protect and support victims of trafficking.


Crime, Justice and the Sex Industry

Posted on: 8 July 2020 | Category: Blog

Dr Gemma Ahearne is University Teacher in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology. In this blog, Gemma discusses her new module SOCI349 ‘Crime, Justice and the Sex Industry’ which launches in October 2020.


Pride month: Sexualities in Society

Posted on: 30 June 2020 | Category: Blog

Dr Mike Homfray is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology (SSPC). Dr Homfray is also an SSPC alumnus, studying both his MA and PhD in the department. In this blog, Dr Homfray discusses his second-year module 'Sexualities in Society' (SOCI218).


On the Road to Equality: LGBT+ Inclusive Relationships and Sex Education

Posted on: 26 June 2020 | Category: Blog

Rachel is one of our Liverpool Law School alumni, graduating with an LL.B (Hons) in 2014 and completing her PhD in 2020. Her PhD research looked at the provision of sexuality education across English secondary schools, from a children's rights perspective. Rachel is a non-practising Barrister and member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. Rachel now works at Lancaster University as a Lecturer in Law.


Children's Right to Food

Posted on: 9 June 2020 | Category: Blog

As you may have heard on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Friday 5 June 2020, Sustain — the Right to Food Campaign — has joined forces with the Good Law Project (co-claimant) and Doughty Street Chambers, to initiate legal proceedings against the government’s Department of Education for failing to take adequate action to ensure that all children have enough food – or the money, vouchers or holiday activity programmes to access food – over the summer holiday.


Wellbeing Week 2020

Posted on: 1 May 2020 | Category: Blog

The final week of April is the University’s Wellbeing Week, in normal circumstances Wellbeing Week is filled with lots of activities around campus focusing on staff and student’s physical and mental wellbeing. With the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Wellbeing Week is a lot different to previous years. The usual face-to-face activities have been replaced with online activities that staff and students can engage with remotely from their homes.


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    A Victim of Human Trafficking, the Home Office and the Hostile Environment

    Posted on: 30 July 2020 | Category: Blog

    World Day Against Trafficking Persons takes place annually on the 30th July, it serves as a reminder of the millions of people across the globe who are victims of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Jo Bezzano, an in-house solicitor at the Liverpool Law Clinic, provides legal assistance and support to victims of trafficking. In this blog, Jo discusses the difficulties victims of trafficking face when dealing with government systems, the complex nature of their situation and why the provision of legal aid is imperative in helping to protect and support victims of trafficking.