Lecturer in Politics, University of Liverpool
Claire is a Lecturer in Gender and Comparative Politics at the University of Liverpool, her research focuses on the UN women, peace and security agenda, conflict transformation and reproductive rights and activism. She is currently a co-investigator on a project: ‘Tackling Girls and Young Women’s Reproductive Health through a Reproductive Justice Framework in the Philippines and South Africa’ and a unique research project funded by a coalition of Irish trade unions addressing ‘Abortion as a workplace issue on the island of Ireland’. Claire is co-founder of the Reproductive Health Law and Policy Advisory Group (https://reproductivehealthlawpolicy.wordpress.com/). She has published in journals including The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Parliamentary Affairs and The International Feminist Journal of Politics. Prior to working in academia, Claire worked for the Atlantic Philanthropies, The Institute for Conflict Research (Belfast) and the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group (Jerusalem)
Apr 04, 2021 10:05 am UTC| Law
Abortion was decriminalised in Northern Ireland in October 2019. In March the following year, the legal framework was in place to provide terminations. A year later, though, it hasnt happened. The Department of Health in...