Unequal chances? Ethnic disproportionality in child welfare and family justice | Family Law

Many have experienced their own Black Lives Matter moment in the last 12 months, a sharp realisation of entrenched prejudices and inequalities that still exist in our society.

In the family justice system that moment came last October when a black barrister, Alexandra Wilson, was mistaken for a defendant three times in one day.

And yet, more generally there has been surprising little debate about the disproportionate numbers of families from some ethnic minorities in the family justice system and what might lie behind this.

Published by Family Law Authors Alice Roe and Jordan Rehill on 30 MAR 2021

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