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Nazir Afzal Essay Competition

Nazir Afzal essay competition

Win £500

The annual Nazir Afzal Essay Competition, organised by HARM network, is named after British solicitor and former Chief Crown Prosecutor Nazir Afzal OBE who, during a 25 year career, has prosecuted some of the most high profile cases in the country, and led nationally on numerous legal topics including violence against women and girls, child sexual abuse, and honour based violence.

The aim of the competition is to encourage quality research and writing on marginalized victimology themes, engage students and key stakeholders internationally in a creative way, and to drive positive societal change.

  • Win a first prize of £500
  • Prize winner’s presentation by Nazir Afzal OBE
  • Essay published by HARM, University of Central Lancashire

We encourage entries from students and academics, teachers, practitioners, survivors and activists.

Announcements

Nafir Afzal Essay Competition 2022

There was one winner that stood out, who made me understand in ways that previously I hadn’t, the barriers that women face” Nazir Afzal OBE.

Winner: Cameron Gaw

Shortlisted: Laura McKirdy and Francesca Jackson

Please read the full essays below:

Nafir Afzal Essay Competition 2022

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    Cameron Gaw, winner of the Nazir Afzal essay competition: assessing effectiveness of support by individual need for Black and Asian female victims of abuse

    Tuesday 11 October 2022
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    How effective is existing support for Black and/or Asian women and girls who are victims of abuse?

    Tuesday 11 October 2022
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    How effective is existing support for Black and/or Asian women and girls who are victims of abuse?

    Tuesday 11 October 2022
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