What is privilege?

Inroduction Through this module, we encourage efforts to deepen our understanding of our identity and explore nuances in what “identity” means, how we think about it, how it works in society, and how it affects our everyday life and interactions. Furthermore, it will help you understand how the multiple identities we carry in our everyday … Continue reading What is privilege?

Description: A person sits on a bed, holding a cigarette and wearing earphones. They look at a second person, who stands beside the bed and looks back at them. To their right is a desk with a lamp, a laptop and some books. Behind them is a window through which we see buildings in the moonlight. Credit: Upasana Agarwal.

Dealing with vicarious trauma: What law school did not teach me about working on cases of sexual violence

I am a law graduate, and three or four years ago, I started working with children who are victims of sexual abuse. I told myself that a case like this was just like any other, in which I have to represent my clients and safeguard their interests. I did not think this through. I did … Continue reading Dealing with vicarious trauma: What law school did not teach me about working on cases of sexual violence