2016 - News Articles

Russell Bywater quoted in Daily Mail

Apr 2016

Russell Bywater was interviewed by the Mail Online for an article about the impact upon women of pensions cuts.

Anne-Marie Hutchinson on Victoria Derbyshire

Mar 2016

Anne-Marie Hutchinson was interviewed on BBC 2’s Victoria Derbyshire programme on 4th March 2016, about

Dawson Cornwell shortlisted for Team of the Year Award

Mar 2016

Dawson Cornwell has been shortlisted for Solicitors Journal Family Law Team of the Year Award 2016.

Anne-Marie Hutchinson Government Review Panel

Mar 2016

Anne Marie Hutchinson appointed to Government Review Panel.

Shabina Begum speaking in New York

Mar 2016

In March 2016, Shabina Begum was invited to speak at two sessions in New York. On 14th March 2016, she spoke at “Developing an Islamic Response & Speaking out against Gender-Based Violence” at the Church Centre of United Nations. On 17th March 2016, she participated in a panel discussion on “The influence of cultural traditions and social norms on access to SRHR – and what CEDAW’s got to do with it”.

Ending Early and Forced Marriage Seminar

Mar 2016

Both Shabina Begum and Sulema Jahangir spoke at a seminar jointly organised by Dawson Cornwell and 7 Bedford Row about Pakistani and Bangladeshi perspectives on early and forced marriage.

Honorary doctorate of laws

Jan 2016

Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE receives honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Leeds, one of ten distinguished figures from the arts, law, science and engineering to receive honorary degrees.

Brussels seminar on children in FGM related cases

Jan 2016

Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE spoke at a knowledge-sharing seminar in Brussels organised by the End FGM European Network on the best interests of the child in FGM related cases.

International Visitor Leadership Program

Jan 2016

Carolina Marín Pedreño is visiting the United States of America from 11 January until 12 February 2016 having been awarded a place on the 2016 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).