Month: May 2012

Governments’s Honour killings plan does not go far enough

New government plans for tackling violence against women and girls will not go far enough to help victims of “honour” violence, campaigners have claimed. The Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation said there were not enough proposals to protect women attacked or threatened by family members. It added that its workers regularly came across police,…
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Emotional Freedom Technique Training

There is much speculation in the media about the current procedures and methods of coping strategies offered to children and adults suffering with stress and anxiety related health issues. Past and present practices include psychotherapy, counselling and in most cases, the, so it seems, answer to all problems, prescribed medication and anti- depressants. It was…
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Child Sexual Exploitation

What is child sexual exploitation? The National Working Group for Sexually Exploited Children and Young People developed the following definition in 2008 which is utilised in UK government guidance and policy: The sexual exploitation of children and young people under 18 involves exploitative situations, contexts and relationships where young people (or a third person or…
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Complying with the Public Sector Equality Duty: A Schools Perspective.

Since last 2011, all public authorities, or organisations exercising a public function have been required to comply with both the general and specific duties of the public sector equality duty (PSED). The PSED applies to all schools, including maintained and independent schools, academies, and maintained and non-maintained special schools. The General Duty came into effect…
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