We are very pleased to report the promotion of Dr Christine Harrison to Professorial Teaching Fellow in Social Work. This reflects Chris's outstanding contribution to social work education, at both local and international levels, and her research about gender violence and professional practice.
Dr Christine Harrison travels to Engus, Nigeria for #PressforProgress, International Women's Day Event
One of CLL’s Associate Professors and member of the Centre for the Study of Safety and WellBeing (SWELL) will be travelling to Enuba, Nigeria for a conference organised to mark International Women’s Day on March 7, which aims to challenge domestic violence and abuse. Dr Christine Harrison, who has co-ordinated and taught child care and child protection social work for the last 25 years, will join other key speakers at the event organised by non-governmental women’s empowerment organisation, Power to Choose together with the Nchekwa Oha Advocay Foundation.
On World Social Work Day (Tuesday 21 March) colleagues from our Warwick Social Work team, welcomed local social and community work practitioners, students and educators, to celebrate their contribution to global social work.
The event was held to celebrate International Women's Week and focused upon the networks of support that exist in the City of Coventry and how they can work to empower and enable those affected.
In August, Dr Khursheed Wadia was interviewed by BBC Radio Merseyside and BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire about Muslim women hitting the headlines in both Britain and France.