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International Albinism Awareness Day

Posted on: 13 June 2022 | Category: Blog

A side-profile image of a male with Albinism

On 18 December 2014, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution 69/170, proclaiming 13 June as International Albinism Awareness Day. In this blog, PhD student Chisomo Kaufulu discusses ways that states can attain substantive equality for people with Albinism.

World Hunger Day 2022

Posted on: 27 May 2022 | Category: Blog

World Hunger Day 2022

May 28, 2022 is designated 'World Hunger Day'. In this blog Professor Emeritus Barry Goldson reflects upon child poverty and hunger in both 'poor' and 'rich' worlds.

Ukrainian Refugees and Modern Slavery

Posted on: 24 May 2022 | Category: Blog

Ukrainian flag with the sun setting behind it

Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery and its often exacerbated by war, as a country becomes inhabitable and those native to said country wish to go somewhere safer. Molly Green, Postgraduate Research Student in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology, discusses this issue in relation to the Ukraine crisis.

Liverpool Law Clinic Event 2022

Posted on: 10 May 2022 | Category: Blog

Liverpool Law Clinic students pose for a picture at the april 2022 open night

Thursday 28th April saw the first Liverpool Law Clinic Open Evening event of 2022. Hosted in the School of Law and Social Justice Building, we sat down with Siobhan from the Clinic to talk all about it!

Leading the Charge for Change: New Online exhibition opens on pioneer social reformer, Eleanor Rathbone

Posted on: 6 May 2022 | Category: Blog

Page header detailing the eleanore rathbone archives name leading the charge for change

Thursday 12 May marks 150 years since the birth of pioneer social reformer, suffragette, and independent MP, Eleanor Rathbone who – throughout her career – played an important role in supporting and advocating for underrepresented groups and displaced communities within and beyond the UK.

International Sex Worker Rights Day 2022

Posted on: 3 March 2022 | Category: Blog

Lecturer Gemma Ahearne takes students on guided tour of sexual entertainment venues

Gemma Ahearne, who leads third year module SOCI349 Crime, Justice and the Sex Industry, sat down to discuss her module and to raise awareness of International Sex Worker Rights Day.

World Book Day 2022

Posted on: 3 March 2022 | Category: Blog

A collage of recommended book covers

Thursday 3rd March 2022 marks 25 years of World Book Day! To celebrate and share in the joy of reading, we asked our School Leads and Professional Services Staff to share their recommendations - some with a social justice link, of course!

Essay-Writing: Tips & Hints for Success

Posted on: 28 February 2022 | Category: Blog

An image of a student sat at a desk with a notepad and an open laptop, writing an essay

At several points during your degree, you may be asked to write an essay. In some modules, essays form a key component of your summative assessment. To celebrate National Essay Day on 28th February, we have collated a set of hints & tips, designed to help you succeed in achieving a higher mark in your essay-based assessments.

Modern Slavery and the Fishing Industry

Posted on: 24 February 2022 | Category: Blog

An image of a fishing boat leaving a harbour

Where research and public awareness are still scarce on modern slavery and human trafficking, the field is recently gaining more attention. Modern slavery is an issue worldwide, affecting countries regardless of their development and affecting individuals regardless of their demographic. However, an affected demographic that often gets forgotten about is that of the fishing industry.

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    International Albinism Awareness Day

    A side-profile image of a male with Albinism

    Posted on: 13 June 2022 | Category: Blog

    On 18 December 2014, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution 69/170, proclaiming 13 June as International Albinism Awareness Day. In this blog, PhD student Chisomo Kaufulu discusses ways that states can attain substantive equality for people with Albinism.

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