Helena Kennedy Centre
The Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice is a leading centre for social justice and human rights. It provides a vibrant environment at the cutting edge of legal and criminal justice practice which prepares students for excellence in their chosen professional career.
The centre is home to a range of social justice and human rights activities that include:
- research and scholarship work
- global engagement
- impact on policy
- professional training and advocacy
Its central values are those of widening access to justice and education, the promotion of human rights, ethics in legal practice, equality and a respect for human dignity in overcoming social injustice.
The law is the bedrock of a nation; it tells us who we are, what we value, who has power and who hasn't. Helena Kennedy QC
The Helena Kennedy Centre's scope of expertise covers:
- human rights
The centre works on the high profile projects in a variety of human rights and social justice areas. Research and projects concern Modern Day Slavery, gender-based violence, hate crime and many more.
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Part of the Social and Economic Research Institute
Leading pioneering research in the fields of law, economics, education and more