“I took my refugee status as an opportunity, not a disadvantage,” says Shabnam Nasimi, 28, who was just eight years old when her parents, fearful of the wrath of the Taliban, abandoned their belongings and made the perilous journey across Europe.
An exclusive documentary co-produced by the BBC and The Open University sheds light on the The Babes in the Wood case, following the re-investigation and proceedings from an early stage and sharing the experiences of the children’s families. The Babes in the Wood: The Prosecutors will be broadcast on Monday 7th January, 9pm, BBC2.
The Open University Law School's Open Justice Centre’s Law Clinic toasted its success at the LawWorks Annual Pro Bono Awards on Monday 3 December 2018. The Law Clinic was highly commended in the ‘Best new pro bono activity’ category.
Joint research between The Open University and Stirling University has uncovered the extent of online abuse against women. In their forthcoming book ‘Online Misogyny as a Hate Crime: A Challenge for (Legal) Regulation’ Dr Kim Barker and Dr Olga Jurasz call for greater legal recognition of the problem and how abuse online is tackled.