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Comment and analysis from researchers at Queen's

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This report, authored by Mohaddeseh Ziyachi, provides an overview of gender related research and publications by Queen’s University Belfast staff and researchers.

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Dr Dina Zoe Belluigi, Dr Nandita Banerjee Dhawan and Dr Grace Ese-Osa Idahosa discuss the adverse effects of continued casteism and gender inequality.

Queen's researcher Dr Sunneva Gilmore, along with colleagues, has produced a report on Crafting a Gender-Sensitive Approach for Victims of Sexual Violence in Domestic Reparation Programmes

Gender and its intersections within participation in higher education, Kolkata, 10-11 February 2020, co-convened by Dr Dina Zoe Belluigi from Queen's and Dr Nandita Banerjee Dhawan from Jadavpur University.

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin from Queen's is working on the UKRI GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub

The Northern Ireland Life and Times survey asked questions to gauge public attitudes towards trans people. Dr Gail Neil from Ulster University and Dr Siobhan McAlister from Queen's explore the survey's findings and their significance.

Dr Dagmar Schiek examines how defining disability is particularly challenging within EU discrimination law.

This book, by Prof Diane Urquhart, frames the Irish abortion narrative within the history of women's reproductive health and explores the similarities and differences that shaped the history of abortion within the two states on the island of Ireland.

Dr Fionnuala Ni Aolain examines how there is little sustained legal analysis of women’s rights, obligations and challenges under occupation as well as no lasting analysis of the structural limits and gender capture of the law of occupation

Dr Gillian McNaull examines the issue of women’s custodial remand in Northern Ireland, contextualised within the broader global arena of remand imprisonment.

Dr Gillian McNaull interviews Graham Ellison and Dr Caoimhe Ní Dhónaill on their recent report: – ‘A review of the criminalisation of paying for sexual services in Northern Ireland’.

Abortion laws in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland have recently undergone radical reform. This article, by researcher Dr Katherine McNeilly, focuses attention on what is called the ‘feminist law work’ involved in reform.

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This report by Dr Maria Pentaraki looks at some considerations when using online/distant technology for service provision in the field of domestic and sexual violence

Dr Ulrike Vieten reviews the book Anti–Gender Campaigns in Europe: Mobilising against Equality by Roman Kuhar and David Paternotte

Written submission: UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences on 'The Adequacy of the International Legal Framework on Violence Against Women' by Dr Yassin Brunger and Dr Eithne Dowds

Dr Maria-Adriana Deiana's book examines Gender and Citizenship. Promises of Peace in Post-Datyon Bosnia-Herzegovina

In this chapter in 'Troubling Motherhood: Maternality in Global Politics', Dr Jamie Hagen highlights the different ways mothers engage in storytelling to resist stigma, while also rejecting the idea that they are “bad” mothers.