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Mar 11 2020 9:49AM
Book Review: Paper Avalanche by Lisa Williamson

Henrietta Porritt reviews Paper Avalanche, a story that focuses on Ro Snow and her relationship with her mother who is an extreme hoarder.

About me

I am the Economic Affairs Programme Director at Amnesty International UK. My expertise includes business impacts on human rights, international standards applicable to companies, and the civil and criminal liability of corporations. I have written of a number of business and human rights publications and I am a frequent media commentator.

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Mar 3 2020 11:17AM
How Shell’s polluting business model in Nigeria may have to change

60 years of poorly maintained pipelines and wells, along with inadequate clean-up practices have damaged the health and livelihoods of over 30 million people living in the Niger Delta. But all this might be about to change.

About me

I am the Economic Affairs Programme Director at Amnesty International UK. My expertise includes business impacts on human rights, international standards applicable to companies, and the civil and criminal liability of corporations. I have written of a number of business and human rights publications and I am a frequent media commentator.

Latest post
Mar 3 2020 11:17AM
How Shell’s polluting business model in Nigeria may have to change

60 years of poorly maintained pipelines and wells, along with inadequate clean-up practices have damaged the health and livelihoods of over 30 million people living in the Niger Delta. But all this might be about to change.

About me

I am the Women’s Human Rights Programme Manager at Amnesty International UK. I have wide experience of women’s human rights issues, including working with migrant women in Italy, women living with HIV/AIDS, and sex workers in India. I have been part of expert groups lobbying for women’s rights at the United Nations and I have published on women’s rights in various peer-reviewed journals and I am a frequent media commentator. Follow me @chiaracapraro

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Mar 3 2020 11:17AM
In the wake of the Weinstein verdict we need to keep breaking down rape myths

Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of serious sexual assault offences. After the first conviction of the #MeToo era, when it comes to sex, consent is everything. There are no blurred lines.

About me

I am the Women’s Human Rights Programme Manager at Amnesty International UK. I have wide experience of women’s human rights issues, including working with migrant women in Italy, women living with HIV/AIDS, and sex workers in India. I have been part of expert groups lobbying for women’s rights at the United Nations and I have published on women’s rights in various peer-reviewed journals and I am a frequent media commentator. Follow me @chiaracapraro

Latest post
Mar 3 2020 11:17AM
In the wake of the Weinstein verdict we need to keep breaking down rape myths

Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of serious sexual assault offences. After the first conviction of the #MeToo era, when it comes to sex, consent is everything. There are no blurred lines.