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Delivering Justice for Victims

  Delivering justice for victims: A consultation on improving victims’ experiences of the justice system Page summary:This consultation seeks to understand how victims can be better supported through and beyond the criminal justice process across England and Wales.  Change made:First published. Time updated:10:13am, 9 December 2021

3 Postdoctoral fellow positions @ Centre for Biomed, Self and Society, University of Edinburgh

We are pleased to announce that the Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society (https://www.ed.ac.uk/usher/biomedicine-self-society), University of Edinburgh, is looking to employ three interdisciplinary postdoctoral research fellows to undertake a two-year research project and to contribute to the Centre’s scholarly and engagement activities.  The post-holders will develop an interdisciplinary research project in collaboration with two of the Centre’s …

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Survey Participants needed

Safe in public: understanding how sexual harassment affects people’s use of public space   The Centre for Abuse Research (CARe), based in the Institute for Social Justice & Crime at the University of Suffolk, is conducting a survey to learn more about UK people’s experiences of sexual harassment in public spaces, how people think we should talk about these …

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Research Participants Needed

Dear VAWGRN,  I am a PHD student at the Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit (CAWSU), London Metropolitan University. As a member of the Nigerian community I am concerned about the experiences of Nigerian women experiencing intimate partner violence and abuse. I would like to speak with victim-survivors and representatives of non-governmental organisation to have …

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fully-funded PhD studentship 1 October 2022 – Open University

The Open University is advertising a fully-funded PhD studentship beginning 1 October 2022. The student will have the opportunity to define their own project in the broad area of gender, sexuality and legal history (including recent legal history). They will be supervised by Dr Caroline Derry and Dr Andrew Gilbert, Open University Law School. (Applications …

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Applications are sought for a full-time PhD student at Northumbria Law School, to research a question on the intersection of the sex work, law, and justice.

Application Here   Mirroring sex worker campaigns (ECP; SCOTPEP; NUM), official consultations (Home Office, 2004, 2006, 2008; APPG, 2014; HASC, 2016), and wider debates, over the last two decades there has been much academic interest in the legal responses to sex work (Scoular and O’Neill, 2007; Graham, 2017; Munro and Della Giusta (eds), 2008). Much …

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CAMPAIGN EVENT: Hear from survivors, MPs and experts tomorrow

Online Safety campaign CAMPAIGN EVENT: Hear from survivors, MPs and experts tomorrow   Join us from 1pm tomorrow for the launch of the VAWG Principles for the Online Safety Bill, produced with colleagues and experts from across the VAWG sector. We’ll be hearing about why the Bill must address online violence against women and girls and we …

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NEW CAMPAIGN: Include women and girls in online safety law

NEW CAMPAIGN: Include women and girls in online safety law   From EVAW: ‘Today we’ve launched a new campaign with Glitch, urging the government to include women and girls in new online safety law. The government’s “world-leading” Online Safety Bill will give social media companies and tech platforms a duty of care to their users. But in its …

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