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25 May ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

  Mindfulness for prisoners You may have heard of mindfulness, a popular meditation practice, which encourages people to live in the moment, become more grounded, self-aware and 'present'. What you may not have heard is that mindfulness is now being taught to dangerous offenders held in the UK's eight high-security prisons. Mindfulness...

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18 May ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

  Mercer, one of the world's most renowned HR companies, publishes Quality of Life Index featuring the cities that offer the best quality of life worldwide. Political and social environment - namely safety, crime levels, the reliability of political institutions; socio-cultural factors such as censorship; medical and...

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11 May ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

  Hit and run is defined as “the act of causing (or contributing to) a traffic accident (such as colliding with a person or a fixture), and failing to stop and identify oneself afterwards”. Under Maltese Law, drivers are legally obliged to stop their vehicle in case...

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04 May ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Robbery and its effects A robbery is when someone takes another person's/ other people's property with violence or threats. Robbery commonly occurs in the street or another public place, such as a hotel, a bus, the metro. When confronted by robbers, victims commonly fear for one's...

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27 Apr ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

The American Association of University Women defines workplace sexual harassment as any “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.” In 2016, the British Trade Unions Congress (TUC) in collaboration with the 'Everyday Sexism Project' surveyed working women...

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20 Apr ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

There are different types of human rights violations: find out more! Here are 11 facts : 40 million children below the age of 15 suffer from abuse and neglect. Every city with a population greater than 250,000 reports gang activity. Approximately 27 million people are...

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13 Apr ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

What do you know about stalking? Here are some facts: According to the Crime Survey of England and Wales up to 700, 000 women are stalked each year 1 in 5 women and 1 in 10 men will experience staking in their adult life (Homicides, Firearm offences...

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