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Wednesday, 22 June 2016

UK Schools Refer 5 Students A Day For Anti-Terror drive
 - Figures released by the UK's National Police Chiefs Council under the Freedom of Information Act showed schools referred 1,041 children last year to Channel - the government's deradicalisation programme under the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act.


Will Brexit affect the UK adoption of eastern European migrants' children?

Will Brexit affect the UK adoption of eastern European migrants' children?
 - Poverty is a common factor for relinquishing children. Migrant workers come to Britain to escape poverty but find they cannot do so even when they ...

Euro 2016 Is No Excuse for Domestic Violence

Euro 2016 Is No Excuse for Domestic Violence
 - Police are sending out a clear message to football fans across the UK, as incidents of domestic violence are expected to rise during the current Euro ...

UK facing 'challenge' to reduce maternal death rate

UK facing 'challenge' to reduce maternal death rate
 - These include heart problems, flu and pneumonia, deep vein thrombosis, neurological conditions such as stroke or epilepsy and mental health ...

Grey power - how old people can stay stronger and healthier

Grey power - how old people can stay stronger and healthier
 - Those ageing – and aching – muscles you thought were gone for good can be revived by exercise. Older people may experience rapid muscle loss ...

Third to half of UK population lives with chronic pain

Third to half of UK population lives with chronic pain
 - Between a third and half (43%) of the UK population - roughly 28 million ... of pain by age group, and unsurprisingly, these showed that older people ...

Cambridge students' invent sensor system to help older people stay independent

Cambridge students' invent sensor system to help older people stay independent
 - AN ageing shopper from Saffron Walden may not sound like the first-choice teammate for an advanced engineering project, but a team of inventive ...

Banks not doing enough to protect vulnerable from scams

Banks not doing enough to protect vulnerable from scams
 - Scammers are free to target the most vulnerable people in the UK ... to be done to stop older and more vulnerable people from being victims of scams.

After Orlando shooting, families are discovering their lost loved ones were gay for the very first time

After Orlando shooting, families are discovering their lost loved ones were gay for the very first time
 - Many club-goers that night were living secret lives, letting only certain people in their circle know they were gay, owing to the anti-LGBTI attitudes that ...

Pre-election rallies for marriage equality to be held across Australia this weekend

Pre-election rallies for marriage equality to be held across Australia this weekend
 - the community to come out and show their support in what is hope to be one of the biggest coordinated demonstrations for LGBTI rights in Australia.

Mexico in group addressing LGBTI human rights at UN

Mexico in group addressing LGBTI human rights at UN
 - Mexico is part of a core group of Latin American countries, currently proposing a resolution at the UN Human Rights Council on LGBTI issues directly ...

All 28 EU member states agree to push LGBTI cause across Europe: first time ever

All 28 EU member states agree to push LGBTI cause across Europe: first time ever
 - The 28 member states of the European Union reached a broad agreement Friday in support of “LGBTI equality” that ...

The Passion of the Treasurer

The Passion of the Treasurer
 - To contextualise Morrison's claims of having been exposed to "that sort of hatred" experienced by the LGBTI community, let's remember that 10 days ...

Campaign group gives teachers lessons on LGBTI issues

Campaign group gives teachers lessons on LGBTI issues
 - An LGBTI campaigning group has announced a new training scheme to step up efforts to end homophobia in Scottish schools. In the week marking 16 ...

What Pride in London means to me

Could homophbia in Scottish schools be a thing of the past?

Could homophbia in Scottish schools be a thing of the past?
 - The move marks the first time that a training course which is specific to LGBTI issues has been available to educators free of charge and is inclusive of ...

'Brexit bad for trans rights, with dangerous Boris in charge,' says young trans activist

'Brexit bad for trans rights, with dangerous Boris in charge,' says young trans activist
 - Adam Lake, founder of LGBTI Brexit campaign Out & Proud, responded for Vote Leave. He said: 'When it comes to LGBT rights the EU makes all of the ...

Meet the LGBTI Ugandan community living in fear in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp

Meet the LGBTI Ugandan community living in fear in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp
 - IBTimes UK meets a small lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex (LGBTI) community who fled Uganda after facing persecution. In Uganda ...

In the name of hate

In the name of hate
 - very week a Kenyan is attacked — beaten, threatened and sometimes even killed. We look the other way because we are not accepting of who they are. We take their contributions to building the nation but we perpetuate violence and discrimination towards LGBTI. We attack or allow attack on citizens of Kenya. These are gross violations of human rights enshrined in our constitution. They are hate crimes triggered

Canada still thinks Mexico belongs on its 'safe country' list for refugees

Canada still thinks Mexico belongs on its 'safe country' list for refugees
 - Such measures shift the burden of proof from the authorities to the asylum seeker and accelerate the procedure, leaving very little time for LGBTI ...

EU votes to improve LGBTI rights

EU votes to improve LGBTI rights
- In a history making moment, all 28 member states agreed to work towards ending discrimination against LGBTI people and pursuing greater measures ...

Clashes After Istanbul Bans LGBT Pride March

Clashes After Istanbul Bans LGBT Pride March
 - We are getting killed or beaten up everyday," said Ebru Kiranci, the spokesperson for the Istanbul LGBTI Solidarity Association. "If they expect respect ...

Why LGBT trade unionists and allies will be marching in great numbers at this year's Pride

Why LGBT trade unionists and allies will be marching in great numbers at this year's Pride
 - It's made a tangible difference in the lives of millions of people in the UK. But it's also important to think of the difference the EU can make to our LGBTI ...

CofE church offers new congregation for gay Christians

CofE church offers new congregation for gay Christians
 - A new Church of England congregation especially for LGBTI Christians will be launched this summer in the Diocese of Lichfield. The gathering, known ...

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