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Mentally ill children locked in police cells due to hospital bed shortage

Three mentally ill children a week are locked up in police cells in Britain due to a lack of hospital beds amid government cuts to mental health services, new figures show. 373 more words

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Spare parts’: ISIS fighters discuss prices of human organs on social media

Islamic State fighters discuss harvesting human organs from sex slaves on social media, an anti-extremism monitor says. In one conversation a jihadist supporter expressed his desire to buy kidneys or livers, calling them merely “spare parts.” 436 more words

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How can any so called human being do any of these actions attributed to ISIS? They are no respecters of life.

Assess impact of welfare cuts on disabled, activists tell UK govt

Campaigners are demanding the government publish an impact assessment of its welfare cuts on disabled people amid mounting concern sick and vulnerable Britons are being deprived of vital support. 585 more words

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Damning report finds social work regulation ‘not fit for purpose’

Original post from Community Care

‘…………….by Rachel Schraer

Overseeing body, the Professional Standards Authority, described the current regulatory system as outdated and incoherent

Social work regulation needs a “radical overhaul”, according to the Professional Standards Authority, in a hard-hitting report which questioned whether the current system was fit for purpose. 434 more words

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#BlackLivesMatter and its critics

I’ve always taken to heart the Theodore Roosevelt quote about how the man struggling valiantly in the arena deserves more credit than the critic sitting in the grandstands. 507 more words

Race And Racism

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Have You ever had to choose between Independence and Being Alone? #EverydaySexism

My day isn’t done unless I read the Humans of New York (HONY) page: it reminds me of life’s lessons and our essential humanity without being trite or soppy. 459 more words

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Men Are Stepping Up to Fight Child Marriage in Pakistan

Original post from Take Part

‘……………By Amber Dance is a freelance writer based in Southern California. She has contributed to publications including the Los Angeles Times, The Scientist, and PNAS Front Matter. 907 more words

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