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Nazanin: We’ll keep singing until you’re free

With one week to go until Nazanin’s five year sentence comes to an end, Nazanin’s supporters are doing everything we can to amplify our voices across the world to help ensure the UK government is doing all that it can to bring her home.    Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is now well-known across the world as the British-Iranian mother … Continue reading “Nazanin: We’ll keep singing until you’re free”

Children’s mental health in the pandemic: An opportunity to water the roots not just tend to the garden

It’s great that children and young people’s mental health is being brought into the spotlight with the appointment of a new Youth Mental Health Ambassador. But let’s not allow the Government to use lockdown and school closures as a scapegoat for the rise in mental health problems we’ve seen as a direct consequence of a … Continue reading “Children’s mental health in the pandemic: An opportunity to water the roots not just tend to the garden”

Change not Reaction: Cultivating the space for challenging our assumptions

In our contemporary age, in which some progress has been made in enshrining equal rights in law, the role of implicit prejudice has perhaps become more important than explicit prejudice in upholding structural injustices. The hidden quality of implicit bias makes it particularly insidious for that very reason: it’s usually allowed to go unnoticed by … Continue readingChange not Reaction: Cultivating the space for challenging our assumptions

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