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“Contemporary, diverse” and female-dominated, the Booker Prize short-list is revealed

Four of the six books announced as the Booker Prize’s 2019 short-list are penned by female authors, with previous winners Margaret Atwood (2000, The Blind Assassin) jostling for attention against … Continue reading “Contemporary, diverse” and female-dominated, the Booker Prize short-list is revealed

Back by Popular Demand! Bollywood-inspired Stage Spectacle, Mrs Kapoor’s Daughter’s Wedding, launches second UK Tour

Following previous sell-out shows, the most popular British Asian theatre production of recent years returns for three extended UK dates Back by popular demand, following its sell-out UK tour earlier … Continue reading Back by Popular Demand! Bollywood-inspired Stage Spectacle, Mrs Kapoor’s Daughter’s Wedding, launches second UK Tour

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Lizzo is everything, K-Pop controversy rages on and Sebastian Maniscalco hits the headlines – lowdown on 2019’s VMAs 

It’s now two years since the word ‘woke’ was added to the Oxford English Dictionary. The slang term, now often used pejoratively, came originally from Black Activists Black Lives Matter. … Continue reading Lizzo is everything, K-Pop controversy rages on and Sebastian Maniscalco hits the headlines – lowdown on 2019’s VMAs 

Prominent British Asians show their support for Barnardo’s at Annual Parliamentary Reception

Barnardo’s report, ‘Overcoming Poverty of Hope’, reveals BAME young people’s concerns about the Economy, Jobs and Education Celebrities Armeena Khan, Sonali Shah and Anila Chowdhry gave their support to the UK’s longest-running children’s charity Barnardo’s at the charity’s Annual … Continue reading Prominent British Asians show their support for Barnardo’s at Annual Parliamentary Reception

Teachers need to be aware of FGM ‘cutting season’ signs

Statistics reveal 1,990 women and girls in England were treated for FGM during the first quarter 2019 With the school summer holidays fast approaching, Barnardo’s is advising teachers to look out for … Continue reading Teachers need to be aware of FGM ‘cutting season’ signs

UK public struggle to identify Emmerdale-style child sexual abuse

Barnardo’s highlight the issue of child sexual abuse following an episode of British soap opera, Emmerdale People in the UK have a worrying lack of knowledge about what constitutes a … Continue reading UK public struggle to identify Emmerdale-style child sexual abuse

“BAME young carers struggle to get the right support”, Barnardo’s reveals

“There’s never been a translator at the hospital, so I have to be there to do it.” Young Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic children who care for ill or disabled … Continue reading “BAME young carers struggle to get the right support”, Barnardo’s reveals

Football for Peace partners with Global Gift Foundation for inaugural initiative dinner

The Global Gift Foundation will be hosting a fundraising gala in partnership with the Football for Peace at the Corinthia Hotel in London, on Monday 8th April 2019. The evening will be generously supported by the Corinthia Hotel London and Xpose. … Continue reading Football for Peace partners with Global Gift Foundation for inaugural initiative dinner

Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh at the “Gully Boy” Photo Call at Berlinale International Film Festival 2019

Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt have been busy promoting their upcoming film, Gully Boy, on tv shows and making rounds of press interviews. The film will hit the theaters internationally on February … Continue reading Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh at the “Gully Boy” Photo Call at Berlinale International Film Festival 2019

UN “He For She” Ambassador, Actor & Singer Songwriter Joins Sexual Abuse Survivors, Activists and Campaigners in March Across Tower Bridge

Last night saw the #ItsNotOk Light Up the Night London march take place across Tower Bridge, whereby sexual abuse survivors, campaigners and activists held their lights aloft in a march to show … Continue reading UN “He For She” Ambassador, Actor & Singer Songwriter Joins Sexual Abuse Survivors, Activists and Campaigners in March Across Tower Bridge