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  • International Womens Day

    Events In the press

    International Womens Day

    8 Mar 2016

    On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2016, Prof Liz Kelly and Dr Maddy Coy of CWASU attended a reception at Downing Street to celebrate the ongoing work of many women’s organisations. Many of those attending are partners of CWASU in work to end violence against women.  Watch the video that was released

  • Nicola Sharp wins Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship

    Prizes and awards

    Nicola Sharp wins Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship

    1 Mar 2016

    Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, Research Fellow at CWASU, was chosen from 1,000 candidates to win the prestigious Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship, which involves travelling to the USA and Australia to learn more about how we can help women suffering from financial abuse. Read the full article in The Guardian

  • Report launch – Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade

    Report launches

    Report launch – Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade

    25 Feb 2016

    Report launch: A report commissioned by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade on how to implement the Sex Buyer Law in the UK was launched on Tuesday, 23 February. Dr Maddy Coy from CWASU, co-founder of the Nordic Model Information Network, was appointed as

  • Liz Kelly’s comments in The Guardian on levels of scepticism from police

    In the press

    Liz Kelly’s comments in The Guardian on levels of scepticism from police

    12 Feb 2016

    See Liz Kelly’s comments quoted in The Guardian, 12 February 2016 where she brings extensive research findings to the debate this week concerning appropriate levels of scepticism from the police in following up reports of rape and sexual abuse.

  • Susan Brison and Mona Eltahawy speak out at CWASU events

    Events

    Susan Brison and Mona Eltahawy speak out at CWASU events

    10 Dec 2015

    Two successful events with vibrant Q&A sessions hosted by CWASU in December 2015 Outliving Oneself: Surviving Sexual Violence: A conversation between Professor Susan Brison and Professor Liz Kelly Susan Brison is a US philosophy professor who wrote the critically important book Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self

  • In conversation – Professor Liz Kelly and Dr Anastasia Powell

    In the press

    In conversation – Professor Liz Kelly and Dr Anastasia Powell

    14 May 2015

    Professor Liz Kelly CBE, professor of Sexualised Violence and co-chair of the End Violence against Women Coalition UK (EVAW) speaks with Dr Anastasia Powell, senior lecturer in Justice and Legal Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, during her visit to Australia last month. Their exchange at the Australia’s National