Volunteering isn’t just selfless altruism. Giving back can have real mental and emotional health benefits, not to mention a boost to your CV. Volunteers gain as much as they give to their community, including a sense of satisfaction, empowerment and value— volunteer work has no grades or performance reviews! The importance of social activism isn’t defined by the salary attached to it.
After 11 years of the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Act 2003 came into place, UK has seen its first prosecution in March 2014, even though a study by FORWARD indicated almost 20,000 girls are at risk of this practice. Since the prosecution, it is important that those working with perpetrators and victims need to have an higher insight of the implications of FGM and how this can enhance their practice.
At this critical point of organizational growth, we are excited to announce a key vacancy for IARS' Operations Manager. The deadline is on FRIDAY the 4st July 2014, midnight. This is an office-based post initially offered on a 4 dpw, salary £30,351- £35,053 (pro rata) depending on experience. Follow the link for the application pack.
As the youth-led 99% Campaign spreads its digital influence across the world, we are very proud to announce the launch of our brand new website. This will offer young people an online platform to share their stories and experiences about issues affecting their daily lives, with the intention of galvanizing social action, and influencing key public figures in the media and governments.
We are pleased to inform you about the publication of new cutting edge research in Gavrielides, T. (2014), Bringing Race Relations Into the Restorative Justice Debate: An Alternative and Personalized Vision of “the Other”, Journal of Black Studies vol. 45 no. 3, pp. 216-246
Are you a practitioner working with victims in the community or within the criminal justice system? Have you been a victim of the criminal justice system and have a view on how criminal justice service should be provided? Do you know of any good examples where criminal justice is delivered in the interest of victims while respecting their rights? Have you seen a good restorative justice practice that is delivered safely and in the interest for the victim?
IARS Director named as new Editor of international peer-reviewed journal, Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care
IARS is excited to announce that our Founder and Director, Professor Theo Gavrielides, has been selected as the new Editor for the international peer-reviewed journal, Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care published by the leading global academic publisher, Emerald Group Publishing.