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Sisters Uncut: Intersectionality, Feminism and Social Activism

Aviah Sarah Day is a lecturer in Criminology at Birkbeck College, University of London, as well as an activist in the East End chapter of Sisters Uncut. Sisters Uncut is a national direct-action collective fighting cuts to domestic violence services as well as state violence. Aviah’s PhD titled “Partnership and Power: Domestic Violence, the Women’s Sector and the Criminal Justice System” applied an intersectional approach to women’s sector partnership with the criminal justice system, focusing specifically on gender, class, ‘race’, immigration status and disability. Her research interests are survivor criminalisation, transformative justice and prison abolition.

 

Dr. Yohai Hakak

Senior Lecturer In Social Work
T +44(0)1895 265844 |E yohai.hakak@brunel.ac.uk