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Elderly care in the African community

There is a looming pensioner crisis facing Africans in Britain that may be their undoing. This is Britain not Africa, and the culture of African children dutifully caring for elderly parents as loving parents once cared for them does not always play out as expected. 1,148 more words

Africans

Let's protect the female foetus and women

As an advocate of women’s rights, it is outrageous that various groups and individuals have spoken out against tightening laws on gender-based abortions. Today, MPs will vote on whether to amend the serious crime bill to make abortion based on foetal gender a crime. 662 more words

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Land disputes increased 3 times in 2014 reports Licadho

  • 10,625 families were affected by land disputes in 2014 according to Licadho, 3 times more than in 2013.
  • The report states that land disputes must be addressed not denied.
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Corruption

Last chance to learn for Dale Farm children

The children of Dale Farm returned to school, today, to begin what could be their last two weeks in formal education.  After the residents had received their 28-day notice letters, I was sitting in Nora Sheridan’s trailer having a cup of tea when two women from the Travellers’ Education Service came by and handed her a laminated card. 399 more words

Dale Farm

The Crab

There was group of four crabs in a small bucket and life was cramped, monotonous and frustrating. They did the same thing day in and day out until one of the crabs decided that enough was enough. 932 more words

Avid Scribbler

"Best Start: The First Six Years of Life are the Golden Years for Children"

On February 6th UNICEF Thailand launched a campaign to improve early childhood development. The campaign “Best Start: The First Six Years of Life are the Golden Years for Children” shall raise awareness of the unique chance of child development during this early period. 387 more words

Half Day School