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Ambrin Williams

Scandal, U-Turns and Corruption: A Tory-Style Pandemic

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Competent governance of a country during a pandemic is something which would raise issues in any political party, however the situation surrounding Covid-19 has highlighted a multitude of problems coming directly from the most prominent members of the Conservative party. In a financial sense, the Tory party has displayed clear and continued cronyism through its …

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England’s New Stance on Domestic Violence

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The long-awaited Domestic Abuse Bill has been signed into law and provides new definitions and protections for victims of domestic abuse, in its many forms. This change in the law was subject to criticism from various campaigners, however it appears to be paving the way for improved support for victims.  This overhaul, which includes new steps to …

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New Protections for Domestic Abuse Victims – is it Enough?

TW: Domestic violence. On 29th April 2021, the long-awaited Domestic Abuse Bill received Royal Assent and was signed into law as the Domestic Abuse Act 2021. It now provides the most overarching legal definition of domestic abuse and also provides a series of legal protections which are available to victims of domestic violence and their …

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State v Chauvin: 11 Months Since the Killing of George Floyd

The Background Almost one year ago, on 25th May 2020, George Floyd was killed during his arrest in Minneapolis. Suspicion had been raised by a cashier in a grocery store that Floyd was attempting to pay for cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill. 4 police officers from the Minneapolis Police Department attended the scene, including …

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Britain’s Systemic Sexual Harassment Problem: What Can Be Done?

TW: RAPE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE What are the figures? In a recent study by UN Women UK, it was found that 97% of 18- to 24-year-old women have faced some form of sexual harassment in their lifetime. The same survey also found that 80% of women, from all ages, have been subject to public sexual …

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Will Reproductive Rights in the US Ever Be Secure?

On the 20th January 2021, the repeated and sustained attack on reproductive rights was over, as President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris took their respective oaths of office to assume their new roles. Simultaneously, the future of women’s reproductive rights was confirmed, following the dichotomous campaigning between the presidential candidates — or was …

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