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April 26, 2017
26
Apr

‘I was diagnosed with PTSD after sexual abuse’ reveals Abigail Breslin

Child star Abigail Breslin has opened up on social media about experiencing sexual abuse, with an explanation as to why she chose to remain silent.  Earlier in the month, the Little Miss Sunshine actress revealed that she had been raped in an Instagram post for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The post read: You are not...
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26
Apr

Scottish ministers condemn ‘rape clause’ in child tax credit reforms

Scottish MPs have condemned the so-called ‘rape clause’ in the government’s reforms to child tax credits. The recently announced reforms mean that Child Tax Credit will only be paid for the first two children in any family. The changes also mean that women who have a third child through rape will have to prove their...
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26
Apr

FA charge Sunderland manager David Moyes after ‘slap’ comment

Sunderland manager, David Moyes has been charged by FA over his ‘slap’ comments to a female journalist. Moyes came under fire after telling a female reporter that “she might get a slap.” After a draw with Burnley, BBC reporter, Vicki Sparks asked the manager if the presence of Sunderland’s owner Ellis Short put extra pressure...
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LGBTQ
26
Apr

Celebrating #LesbianVisibilityDay

Today (26 April) marks Lesbian Visibility Day, a day to celebrate the lesbian community and raise awareness of the issues faced by lesbian women. The day, which originated in America, aims to celebrate lesbian life, its culture and the diversity within it. Thousands of lesbian women, alongside all of the LGBT community, still face a...
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26
Apr

82 per cent of Brits think businesses over-complicate workplace benefits

Eight out of ten Brits think that businesses over-complicate workplace benefits, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by global recruitment specialist Michael Page, found that many employees thought their workplace benefits are difficult to understand, and hard to use or claim. The survey also revealed that 64 per cent of people believe businesses...
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Shauneen
26
Apr

Inspirational Woman: Shauneen Lambe | Founder and Executive Director of Just for Kids Law

Shauneen Lambe is the founder and executive of Just For Kids Law. The charity runs a number of programmes aimed at providing support, advocacy and assistance to young people with a variety of needs. What inspired you to start a non-profit? I always believed that providing legal support is a public service – not only...
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sexism
26
Apr

A third of female councillors have experienced workplace sexism, report finds

A survey of over 2,300 female councillors has revealed that a third have suffered from sexism in the workplace. The research, conducted by gender equality charity the Fawcett Society, concluded that almost two in five females have experienced sexism from within their own political party. The year-long study also deduced that one in ten had...
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26
Apr

“Progress towards inclusive workplaces must pick-up the pace” | CBI Director-General implores businesses to improve diversity

Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General has implored businesses to improve diversity and inclusion. Speaking at a CBI event at Simmons & Simmons in London, Fairbairn said, “Progress towards inclusive workplaces must pick-up the pace.” “And I’m not just talking about gender.” “I’m talking about every kind of diversity – ethnicity, social background, sexual orientation, age.” “We...
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