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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November

Why this International day? Because…

  • Violence against women is a human rights violation
  • Violence against women is a consequence of discrimination against women, in law and also in practice, and of persisting inequalities between men and women…
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From Copenhagen to Peru: the progress we've made

Maria Elena Arana is CAFOD’s Campaigns Outreach Co-ordinator. As the UN climate summit takes place in Peru this week, she reflects on the Copenhagen summit five years ago and why we have cause to hope in the coming year. 601 more words


Meetings, Bloody Meetings

Normal people don’t go to meetings*: if you go to political meetings, you’re not normal. Truly.  I do, and I’m not.

When Labor Party Branches measure success by counting meeting attendees, they’re measuring their connection with not-normal people.  79 more words

Australian Labor Party

More needed to make Britain a great place to grow older

Our latest blog has been contributed by Mike Smith, joint Head of Public affairs at Age UK, commenting on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

As we continue to digest the… 437 more words

Age UK

Images and stories that drive change

We all know the saying ‘an image can say more than a thousand words’ – check out Alexia Foundation and their work making a change through imagery – a powerful way when it comes to making a difference. 96 more words

Domestic Abuse

Teri Hatcher gives emotional speech at UN conference

The American actor and former Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher broke down in tears after speaking about the abuse she suffered at the hands of her uncle from the age of five. 222 more words