6 June 2016
Dr Shazia Choudhry's evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Domestic Violence was quoted in a report on Domestic Abuse, Child Contact and the Family Courts 2016. The Report from the Parliamentary Hearing held on domestic abuse, child contact and the family courts, highlighted key areas of concern relating to the experiences of survivors of domestic abuse in the family courts:
Dr Choudhry's evidence was quoted on a number of points and particularly on the negative impact these areas of concern represent in terms of the Governments obligations under the Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Convention on Human Rights towards the victims of domestic violence.
Dr Shazia Choudhry is a Reader in Law at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).