LGBTI activists acquitted in Poland

THREE POLISH HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS have been acquitted of charges of “offending religious beliefs” after they pasted up posters depicting the Virgin Mary with a halo in the rainbow colours of the LGBTI pride flag. The Polish authorities had alleged that posters the...

Vaccine cooperation essential, says UN

UN EXPERTS SAY BILLIONS OF PEOPLE, especially in the Global South, risk being excluded from the benefits of Covid-19 immunisation until 2024. They urge rich States to end short-sighted vaccine nationalism that is fuelling a vaccine divide and undermining worldwide...

New resource to help schools fight poverty

TWO CHILD POVERTY CHARITIES have partnered with the National Education Union (NEU) to publish a new resource for schools in England, to help teachers and school staff tackle poverty. Child Poverty Action Group and Children North East developed the resource, Turning...

Role of supported housing in mental health care

SUPPORTED HOUSING SERVICES that provide a bridge to independent living after a hospital admission have been under-estimated for their potential both to improve people’s lives and to reduce the costs of mental health care, according to an analysis published by the...

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