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LGBTI+ Rights in the Commonwealth

Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia , May 17: a worldwide celebration of gender and sexual diversities

Today (17th May) is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). As part of our current theme Sharing Common Wealth? we’re taking a look at the history of LGBTI+ rights in the Commonwealth, and sharing solidarity with people standing up for Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights today. 35 of the 54 Commonwealth countries […]

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Equal Education for Girls

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This International Women’s Day we look at how our current theme Live, Love, Learn connects to struggles for equal education for girls and women. Across the world, more than 130 million girls are out of school today. There are many reasons girls do not continue their education, and we might stereotypically think of traditions that […]

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Keep Taking Action for Economic Equality

Our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal is coming to an end, but there are still plenty of ways to take action: On 6th October, millions of families will lose the £20 Universal Credit lifeline – you can join Joseph Rowntree Foundation in calling to Keep the Lifeline. Keeping this £20 uplift is important, […]

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Take Action for Climate & Economic Justice

It’s been great to support the Relay to COP26 as it passes through Birmingham this week. This November, world leaders are meeting in Glasgow for important climate negotiations called COP26. On Friday 11th June, a group led by Young Christian Climate Network (YCCN) began walking from the G7 summit of wealthy nations hosted in Cornwall, […]

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Keep taking action to support our Mental Wellbeing

Our theme Speak, Listen, Change is coming to an end at the Hub, but there are still plenty of ways to keep taking action to support our collective Mental Wellbeing, and demand equality for people experiencing Mental Health problems. The charity Mind have regular campaigns – you can support their current campaign Fund the Hubs, […]

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Set Up to Fail?

New research commissioned by the think-tank Money & Mental Health indicates that people experiencing mental health problems are facing a barrier to applying for benefits. People experiencing mental distress often rely on support from friends and family to apply for the Universal Credit that they’re entitled to. But there’s a flaw in the system – […]

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