Of the brands involved in sourcing from the Bangladesh garment factory at the heart of the disaster in April, only nine out of the 29 companies have attended a meeting convened to discuss compensation payments.
Category Archives: Social Justice
The new wave of feminism in the UK needs to pay attention to the increasing crisis in masculinity, argues Siobhan Bligh.
A new report by the VSO reveals the sheer scale of the under-representation of women across parliaments and governments around the world.
Breaking Barriers: overcoming the barriers disadvantaged families face to engaging with children’s centres
TweetLaura Rodrigues is Policy Officer for The Children’s Society The creation of Sure Start children’s centres to provide a local hub of integrated services and support for families with young children, was one of the most inventive and far-reaching government initiatives of the last twenty years. At The Children’s Society we currently provide over 40 […]
The Taxpayers Alliance has released a new report on welfare dependency, but the proposed solutions do little to save costs and only adds to hardship.
We all walk past homeless people on the street, but if we are serious about tackling homelessness then central and local governments need to do much more.
TweetBritain’s most senior female judge, Baroness Hale of Richmond, has criticised the extent to which most judges come from sheltered and privileged upbringings. Baroness Hale said, “If the life-blood of the law is experience and common sense, then whose experience and common sense are we talking about? “Surely it cannot only be the experience and […]
In Britain, the recession has left many people struggling to make ends meet, but reports have shown that some young people are turning to prostitution in pursuit of financial security.
British politicians are happy to criticise domestic employment practices, but say nothing about the conditions of workers internationally.
Canada’s newest union, Unifor the Union, aims to fight Canada’s anti-trade union legislation.