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Thomas Nephew on refugee resolution: "this – not fear, not hostility -- is who we are"

My name is Thomas Nephew, I’m a member of the Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition.

I’m here to applaud all of you, especially our new mayor Kate Stewart, for your willingness to consider a resolution that would express support for Syrian refugees. 431 more words


Proposed Syrian refugee resolution for the city of Takoma Park

As is well known, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently asked the federal government to “cease any additional settlements of refugees from Syria in Maryland until the U.S. 923 more words


No mans land

Living in No Mans Land

We live in a society where we are diagnosed, categorised, grouped, given titles, have to live up to expectations, have stereotypes imposed upon us, governed by law, have to live within social constraints, told what is right & what is wrong, generalised by our gender. 1,148 more words

Domestic Violence

Human Rights in Access to Education Meeting

The Mid-West Humanists held a public meeting in Limerick City Library at The Granary: –

“Human Rights in Access to Education”

on Friday 20 November 2015 at 19:45. 551 more words


New A Level Politics syllabus drops Feminism

In light of suggested changes to be made to the current A level politics syllabus, which would see feminism being dropped from the curriculum, June Eric Udorie has launched a petition calling for these plans to be abolished and for more women and writers to be added to the syllabus rather than taken away. 563 more words


All Different,All Equal

Throughout history, “equality” has always been a major concern not just in Philippines but all around the world.

Everyone have heard and talked about equal rights but many have disregard the sentimentality of equality.

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The Right to Vote

The right to vote, to be involved in the democratic process, it’s a concept that Western women largely take for granted. If, for whatever reason, a divorce was necessary, then any subsequent children would be placed into the care of the parent who was deemed the most responsible; gender wouldn’t come into it. 1,040 more words