Registered social worker with General Social Care Council
human rights and gypsies
human rights and asylum seekers
Equality and Human Rights Commission
Areas of expertise
1. Human rights and equality issues affecting Gypsies and Travellers. Her work includes leading a review of inequalities for the Equality and Human Rights Commission (to be published March 2009); studies of social services policy and provision; models of community development and groupwork; shared comparative work on state treatment of Australian Aboriginal children and British Gypsy/Traveller children; and involvement in accommodation and service needs assessments in London, Wales and Bristol.
2. Asylum seekers, human rights and social policy. Her work includes the human impact of policy and political conflict including detention and destitution, and the response of social professionals, nationally, and cross-nationally.
Various radio interviews: Radio 4 Women's Hour, local radio stations