Sara Bailey is a PhD candidate at the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex, where she studies how activists use human rights to help the poor. She has worked with Christian Aid, the UN Development Program, and the Palestinian NGO, Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights.
Coronavirus in austerity Britain: poverty and discrimination compounded
The global pandemic—following ten years of draconian austerity measures in the UK—has created a perfect storm of human rights violations against already marginalized ...
Can legal interventions really tackle the root causes of poverty?
By: Sara Bailey
Legal interventions can ameliorate some of poverty’s most harmful consequences, but they cannot address poverty’s root causes. This can only be done through major ...