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The trouble with sex education: consent and the quest for safety

How can sex education within schools and the home help with reducing sexual violence? Is teaching consent enough?

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Inside India: the battle against Coronavirus

As more and more horrifying scenes emerge from India, what’s it like to live there and what went wrong? Tannice Hemming talks to Ravi Nair, 55 about the series of costly mistakes that got India to this point.

Amir Khan front lines support for “FRIENDS IN INDIA” as he launches EMERGENCY APPEAL

Amir Khan has launched an emergency fundraising appeal for the dire situation in India. The second-most populous country saw COVID-19 cases skyrocket last week, with over 350,000 cases recorded in 24 … Continue reading Amir Khan front lines support for “FRIENDS IN INDIA” as he launches EMERGENCY APPEAL

How valid is the idea of a vaccine passport?

With the news that Israel is already rolling out vaccine passports to those who have proffered their arm to a needle containing the Covid-19 vaccine, the issue of vaccine passports … Continue reading How valid is the idea of a vaccine passport?

Tonight At 21:56 – Celebrities launch campaign to urge ETHNIC MINORITY COMMUNITIES to #TAKETHEVACCINE with landmark 3½ Minute television broadcast

·     Independent video which features stars encouraging vaccine uptake is set for TV roadblock with simultaneous broadcast on Thursday 18th February at 21:56. ·     Video will air in full on commercial broadcasters ITV, … Continue reading Tonight At 21:56 – Celebrities launch campaign to urge ETHNIC MINORITY COMMUNITIES to #TAKETHEVACCINE with landmark 3½ Minute television broadcast

Fighting the Covid-deniers, one fact at a time

A new website vows to tackle what it calls Covid scepticism in whatever form it takes. Run by a team including a psychologist, a Conservative MP and a Superforecaster, Covidfaq.co … Continue reading Fighting the Covid-deniers, one fact at a time

Dexcom and Nick Jonas Unveil First-Ever Super Bowl Commercial, Calling for Better Care for People With Diabetes

Partnership brings important diabetes conversation to one of the world’s biggest stages Ad raises awareness of Dexcom continuous glucose monitoring as newer, better technology replacing painful fingerpricks In the face … Continue reading Dexcom and Nick Jonas Unveil First-Ever Super Bowl Commercial, Calling for Better Care for People With Diabetes

Jodie Whittaker, Oti Mabuse and Matthew Lewis among those supporting Children’s Mental Health Week

Young people encouraged to ‘Express Yourself’ in series of activities launched today by BAFTA, Place2Be and Oak National Academy, including: ●      Jodie Whittaker kicks-off the week with national virtual school assembly … Continue reading Jodie Whittaker, Oti Mabuse and Matthew Lewis among those supporting Children’s Mental Health Week

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I’ve got beef with PETA on autism and dairy

The ethical and moral implications of falsely linking autism with dietary choices. Dear Peta, It is with great consternation that I discovered the Peta autism billboard advertisement linking Autism with … Continue reading I’ve got beef with PETA on autism and dairy

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Teaching Tier 4 – should kids go back to school?

It’s less than a week before children across England are due to return to school. With the government steadfast in insisting they will all go back, what are teachers feeling … Continue reading Teaching Tier 4 – should kids go back to school?

Brave seven-year-old girl who survived meningitis features in calming Christmas storybook for children

A courageous little girl who fought back after losing all her limbs to meningitis is to feature in a children’s storybook designed to provide comfort this Christmas. Seven-year-old Harmonie-Rose Allen, … Continue reading Brave seven-year-old girl who survived meningitis features in calming Christmas storybook for children