• September 29, 2017

    The number of people entering training to become priests in the Church of England is at the highest level for a decade, with women making up more than half the total.

  • September 28, 2017

    Despite lifting millions of people out of poverty over the last decades, Brazil still faces a huge gap between the country’s richest and the rest of the population. Previously, Oxfam has revealed that just six people own as much money as the poorest half of the country.

  • September 25, 2017

    Recently a paramedic carrying out Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessments for Capita, on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions, was found guilty of misconduct by a professional sta

  • September 23, 2017

    The governments of wealthy countries are putting the interests of the pharmaceutical industry above the lives of people around the globe, says Oxfam.

  • September 19, 2017

    A new poll released by Northern Ireland polling and market research company, Lucidtalk, indicates that a majority of the population are in favour of same-sex marriage.

  • September 9, 2017

    A new pamphlet from the Fawcett Society argues that allowing two people to share the job of an MP would make the role more accessible to people who cannot work full time.

  • August 26, 2017

    The Equality Trust has responded to speculation that the Government may introduce requirements for top companies to publish the pay ratio between their CEO and average worker.

  • August 24, 2017

    Remembering the universal demand for freedom that led to the 1791 insurrection by slaves in what is now Haiti, the head of the United Nations cultural and educational agency yesterday marked the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its abolition by emphasising  the importance of teaching this history to young people.

  • August 23, 2017

    Amnesty International has welcomed the Indian Supreme Court's verdict yesterday that the practice of talaq-e-biddat (known as 'triple talaq') is unconstitutional.

  • August 5, 2017

    Amid nations' increasing uncertainty and insecurity, Quakers in Britain say that inequality has become vividly apparent. More than a thousand Quakers meeting for their annual gathering, said, "We are distressed by the trashing of our planet, and angry at the greed, ruthlessness, lies and violence which blight the lives of so many."