Women @ the Chancery Bar: Getting in and Getting On

Last month, the Chancery Bar Association invited female aspiring barristers to attend its ‘Women @ The Chancery Bar’ event, with the goal of encouraging talented women to shelve misconceptions and apply. We heard from a number of female juniors and silks on their positive experiences[…]

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School for Justice: Educating Survivors of Child Trafficking to Put Offenders Behind Bars

School for Justice was founded in April this year to truly liberate victims of child prostitution by providing them with a legal education to pursue justice for the crimes committed against them. The precedent-setting initiative was launched by Dutch anti-trafficking group, Free A Girl, and advertising agency J.[…]

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Inclusion, Momentum, and the Freedom to Marry Worldwide by Evan Wolfson

In Chile, as you read this, advocates are working to get the freedom to marry bill recently introduced by President Bachelet passed into law. Their core strategy: get couples and their family members to visit lawmakers, while sharing stories and videos with the public through[…]

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“It’s not enough to be invited to the party – you need to be asked to dance too!” Perspectives on Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month in the UK, Chambers Diversity spoke with three diversity champions to hear about their eye-opening experiences as BAME lawyers working in the legal profession. I found out what Black History Month means to them, their experiences working in law, and their view[…]

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The Judgement on Right to Privacy: Harvesting Hope for the Rainbow Flag in India? By Swarnima, Kosturi Ghosh and Akash Mishra, Trilegal

In the 21st century, when we are looking at human genome editing and artificially intelligent babies, homosexuality is still considered to be unnatural and met with societal disapproval in India. Homosexual acts are criminalized under S. 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (the criminal[…]

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