Gender Diverse Youth, the Right to be Heard and a Misinterpretation of Harm: A Response to the Courts Following Bell v Tavistock

July 19th, 2021|0 Comments

By Meaghan Storey (University of Manchester), Radhika Anand (University of Manchester) and Edmund Horowicz (University of Liverpool) In October 2020, the English High Court heard a Judicial Review Application, R (on the application of) Quincy Bell and A v Tavistock and [...]

Sins of ‘Women of Childbearing Age’

July 12th, 2021|0 Comments

By Dr Ilke Turkmendag, Newcastle University The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recent warning (15th of June 2021) about prevention of alcohol consumption not only for pregnant women but also for women of ‘childbearing age’ (defined as age 15-50 by WHO) was [...]

“Our Silence Will Not Protect Us”: They know that and that’s why we need to #KilltheBill

July 5th, 2021|0 Comments

By Felicity Adams and Fabienne Emmerich, Keele University  On 5th July The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill 2021 returns to Parliament for the 3rd Reading. The Bill, in its current iteration, poses a huge threat to people who are [...]

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