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Raawiyah Rifath


Raawiyah Rifath joined the University of Exeter as a Lecturer in Law in January 2022.  

Raawiyah is also completing her PhD with the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health. Raawiyah's research uses a transdisciplinary approach of law and psychology to research the burden and standard of proof relating to asylum claims based on sexual orientation alongside this cohort’s specific vulnerabilities. The results of this research will propose areas of the UK's asylum process that can be reformed to better accommodate these vulnerabilities.  

Raawiyah holds an LLB with honours from the University of Edinburgh, a Diploma in Professional Legal Practice from the University of Glasgow and, LLM in International Human Rights Law at the University of Exeter.

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