The UK government seems to have put closing the gender pay gap firmly on the backburner, less than 3 years after the former Prime Minister Theresa May made gender pay gap reporting mandatory and despite the median pay gap only
“Even when you account for ethnicity, substance misuse, smoking – an out-of-home [situation] or housing instability leads to a low birth-weight baby.”
Being pregnant whilst homeless throws up a unique set of challenges. Pregnant women who become homeless have priority need
“Have we suddenly brought into the category of mental health a lot of what is normal behaviour?… Are all the [normal] lows in life now being classified as mental disorders?”
A new law will allow students in Oregon to take ‘mental health days’ – sick days for mental health reasons. It’s the first of its kind in the US. Not so long ago, the University of Bristol asked students to
Ryalla Duffy is a Romany Gypsy and has been all her life. She, her husband and their children struggled to settle in various locations in the South of England before settling in Lincolnshire. She’s now part of the Lincolnshire Gypsy
Barely a week goes by without Ofsted making headlines in the UK; such is the power and influence of the schools’ inspectorate. From September, Ofsted inspections will follow a new education inspection framework that focuses more on the curriculum, course
In June 2019, then Prime Minister Theresa May announced measures to urgently overhaul mental health laws in a bid to end mental health inequalities. This followed a review of the Mental Health Act and a meeting with mental health and
After the actor and activist Jameela Jamil mentioned her Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome in an Instagram comment in February and was later presented with an award by the Ehlers-Danlos Society for being a patient advocate, a lot of fans were left scratching
Just how far the fingers of politics should probe into people’s daily lives has been a fundamental divide within liberal political philosophy for centuries.
The education sector finds itself stuck in the middle of this argument – the right to
In a global context, academic liberties are increasingly threatened by governments that seek to control and subdue their Universities.
At the forefront of this battle is Michael Ignatieff’s Central European University. Facing an increasingly untenable situation in Victor Orban’s Hungary,