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Is Anti-Discrimination law going far enough in UK?

Publié 30 octobre 2013 no picture BreedCompassion

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So I’ve been doing a lot of reading around discrimination and prejudice in civil law at the minute and I have to say I feel very proud to be Scottish reading how well equipped it is. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the legislation the Equality Act 2010 is the main piece of anti-discrimination legislation in the workforce. Within the act are a number of ‘protected characteristics’ that are protected by the act from prejudiced behaviour. These include age, disabilit...


Are YOU passionate about being heard, making a difference, and helping the world?

Publié 19 décembre 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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UK's Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) is collecting applications for youth, ages 12-15 to join! The YAP is a group of 16 young people aged 12-18 who represent the views and voices of young people all over the UK. What do you need? - To commit a minimum of 3 residential meetings per year (costs covered by Plan) - Keep in regular contact with the group throughout the year via phone and email - Be enthusiastic about making a change - Be prepared to do work independently...


It is unfair for the west to dictate morals for Africa!!!

Publié 25 janvier 2014 no picture Kwoba @H_Kwoba

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Yes in Nigeria you can be persecuted for homosexual acts in public, in Uganda parliament passed a law where a person can face a a life sentence for being gay. Yes it is constitutionally illegal in more than 38 countries in Africa to be gay, and homosexuality is considered an indecent act that is punishable by law. However unfair this may be, morals and traditions cannot be forced onto a society under whatever circumstances. It takes a lifetime to model and embrace culture and tradi...


Buckle Up with Fahma Mohamed: Change in Action against FGM

Publié 25 février 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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“FGM is child abuse.” 17 year old Fahma Mohamed has started a campaign alongside The Guardian. An excerpt from her petition on Change.org can be found below. Education advocate, Malala Yousafzai supports Fahma's campaign, "It's good that … girls like Fahma – so active and with a passion – are continuing this campaign. I truly support you." Not only has Fahma started her campaign, but the thunderous Buckle Up gathers her campaigners to help #endFGM. Change in...