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Women's Rights and the Human Rights Act

Posted on: 18 October 2021 | Category: Blog

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The Independent Human Rights Act Review is due to report later this month. In light of this, Professor Nicola Barker explores the impact of the Humans Rights Act on women's rights.

World Mental Health Day: Student Support and how we can help

Posted on: 6 October 2021 | Category: Blog

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Sunday 10th October is World Mental Health Day, an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. This year’s theme is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’. With this in mind, we thought this was an important opportunity to highlight some of the facilities and teams that are available to all of our students to support them throughout their time with us. You may never need to use these services, but they are here for you just in case you need to get in touch.

Biggest Write-Off in Corporate History? Coronavirus Support Abuse by Directors

Posted on: 22 September 2021 | Category: Blog

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How Coronavirus Support Abuse by Directors Raises a Wider Systemic Problem with Director Behaviour.

Long read: The War on Dissent during the State of Exception

Posted on: 4 August 2021 | Category: Blog

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This long-read blog post serves to explore some of my thoughts on the UK response to the pandemic. I would like to start by sending my well wishes to all who have lost loved ones during this time and all key workers.

Interim-Dean appointed to School of Law and Social Justice

Posted on: 2 August 2021 | Category: Blog

Prof Warren Barr, the new Interim Dean for the School of Law and Social Justice

The School of Law and Social Justice is delighted to announce the appointment of an Interim Dean, Professor Warren Barr, from 1 August 2021 for a period of 12 months. Warren, currently the Head of the Law Department at Liverpool, will take over from Professor Debra Morris, who steps down after serving seven years as Dean of the School, Debra returns to the role of Professor of Charity Law and Policy in the Law Department and will also be co-chair of the University Athena Swan Steering Group.

World Population Day – 11 July 2021

Posted on: 9 July 2021 | Category: Blog

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“In no place in the world today are all people fully empowered to realize their own fertility goals and reproductive rights” – ‘The State of World Population 2018’, published by UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency.

Pride month: Sexualities in Society

Posted on: 14 June 2021 | Category: Blog

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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).

The Meaning of Pride

Posted on: 14 June 2021 | Category: Blog

A group of people marching at pride under a rainbow flag

We sat down with Dr Mike Homfray, a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Criminology and Social Policy, to talk about the meaning of Pride.

Citizen Participation in Democratic Europe - What Next for the EU?

Posted on: 19 May 2021 | Category: Blog

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'Citizen Participation in Democratic Europe - What Next for the EU?', a book edited by Dr James Organ, was recently published. The book tackles how we may address Europe's democracy challenge and respond to the COVID-19 aftermath. Dr James Organ discusses the book, following its launch event on our blog.

Mental Wellbeing at the School of Law and Social Justice - The importance of exposure to nature

Posted on: 17 May 2021 | Category: Blog

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Last week (10th-16th May) marked Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 and University of Liverpool Wellbeing Week. This year there was a focus on nature and the benefits of spending time outdoors. We spoke with our School's Head of Operations, Anna Vowles, to discuss the world opening up again, welcoming staff and students back in due course and how she hopes the new building will encourage them to better balance study/work and mental wellbeing.

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    Women's Rights and the Human Rights Act

    Sticker on lampost that reads 'every human has rights'

    Posted on: 18 October 2021 | Category: Blog

    The Independent Human Rights Act Review is due to report later this month. In light of this, Professor Nicola Barker explores the impact of the Humans Rights Act on women's rights.

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