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Transforming gender relations the key to flourishing in older age, researchers say

Research by Professor Ann Stewart of Warwick Law School, supported by Dr Jennifer Lander (now at De Montfort University) into the interaction between gender and ageing in rural Kenya underpins a new discussion paper published in conjunction with HelpAge International as a resource for policymakers, international NGOs, national and local governments, and older people themselves.

Tue 11 September 2018, 14:04 | Tags: gender, development, Policy, age, Faculty of Social Science, Law

Leading lawyer receives honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick

Trailblazing lawyer Dr Julie Maxton has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick. Dr Maxton is Executive Director of the Royal Society, the UK’s oldest learned society, and is the first woman to hold that role.  She was made Honorary Doctor of Laws during Warwick’s summer degree ceremonies.


Human rights lawyer receives honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick

Lawyer, human rights activist and prize-winning author Peter Harris has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick to add to his Warwick LLM.


Warwick Law Professor elected to prestigious British Academy fellowship

Professor Victor Tadros of Warwick Law School has been made a Fellow of the British Academy in recognition of his work on the philosophy of criminal law, the philosophy of war, and legal, moral and political philosophy.

Fri 20 July 2018, 10:31 | Tags: Awards, Academic staff, Faculty of Social Science, Law

Suicide must not appear to be the only escape for some victims of abuse, warns new study

In one of the largest studies of its kind, and the first in the UK, experts from Refuge and the University of Warwick looked at the experiences of more than 3500 of Refuge’s clients with the aim of informing policy and practice in relation to victims of abuse who are at an increased risk of suicide. The report calls for a commitment to sufficient, specialist services, both outreach and refuge, for the survivors of abuse.

Tue 17 July 2018, 11:16 | Tags: Public Affairs, Social Science, women, research, Social Affairs, Law

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