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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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