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12 Feb 2020
Air pollution may interfere with Britain’s future sporting performance as some training grounds are in areas with dangerously high pollution levels which breach World Health Organization (WHO) recommended limits, a report has revealed. The Breathe...
05 Feb 2020
In a new press release, the EU highlighted their role in international efforts to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) via their support for a number of projects worldwide, and by including the elimination of FGM in their human rights and...
26 Jan 2020
The Moria complex on the island of Lesbos has capacity for 3,000 people, but there are now more than 19,000 people crammed inside, more than 1,000 of which are unaccompanied migrant children. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) claims that many of these...
23 Jan 2020
A recently-published report, funded by the Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning program and supervised by The Alliance for Inclusive Education, raised concerns about the failure of schools to enact Accessibility Plans, and...
21 Jan 2020
The Commission for Equality in Mental Health (established by the Centre for Mental Health) released a briefing which helps to explain the correlation between unequal wealth and the risk of poor mental health. Their latest research shows that some...
20 Jan 2020
England's National Department for Education announced last week the launch of the government's free sanitary product scheme. The nationwide program will ensure that young girls do not miss classes during their periods due to the inability to procure...
18 Jan 2020
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have developed the first positive psychology-based intervention program for young refugees. The program, called Strengths for the Journey, published in Development and Psychopathology journal, evaluated...
13 Jan 2020
Many migrant children have been raised in societies where living conditions and paediatric healthcare differ from those of industrialized countries. As a result, migrant children have important healthcare needs. Researchers claim that the burden of ...
10 Jan 2020
The European Youth Event (EYE) is a two-day programme for young people (aged 16 to 30) who want to learn with others and share their views on many topics. Those who take part can actually make their voice heard; the best ideas raised will be...
22 Nov 2019
According to the WHO, 80% of the children around the world are not taking enough physical exercises. The recommendation would be an hour a day. The inactivity affects their health, brain development and social skills negatively. However, this ...

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