Drinks for Members and Friends

Lawyers Against Poverty is hosting an evening for members and friends at 17:30-19:30 on Wednesday 10 April! It will be at Baker McKenzie (One New Bridge Street, London EC4V 6JA). As well as an occasion to meet other individuals involved with our organisation, including the volunteers who lead our working… Read more

Just Lawyers One Day Hackathon

  Just Lawyers are holding a one day hackathon at the Bonavero Institute for Human Rights, Mansfield College, Oxford from 9:00 to 17:30 on Monday 11 March. Please join us! We will bring together in-house lawyers, academics and others for a day of discussion, interviews and development of content for… Read more

An Account of Volunteering in Togo

With a population of around 7.6 million, Togo is one of the smallest countries in Africa, bordered by Benin, Ghana and Burkina Faso. Agriculture accounts for about 30% of its economy and it enjoys a well-developed export sector due to valuable phosphate deposits. Despite this, the country is suffering an… Read more

The Plight of Women Refugees

Research by Amnesty International exposes the inhumane and unsafe conditions that women refugees suffer in the course of transit to Europe and once they arrive. Interviewing 40 women and girls who had travelled from Turkey to Europe through Greece, the organisation recounted the consensus among them of feeling threatened or… Read more

Making Land Rights a Reality

Land sustains life and is an essential economic resource. As soon as rights to land are threatened, so are the livelihoods and lives of the women, men and communities depending on it. Across the world today, 2.5 billion women and men depend on indigenous and community lands covering more than… Read more

Refugee Rights in 2018

On 10 December 2018, which marks seventy years since the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the same day in 1948, Amnesty International issued its annual review of the state of the world’s human rights. One area on which it focused was refugee rights in 2018 and… Read more