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06 Apr ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Did you know about the gravity of domestic violence around the world? Here are 11 facts regarding domestic violence: 38 million people have at some point in their lives experienced some form of physical violence in their intimate relationships. 1 in every 4 women are victims...

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30 Mar ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

What do you know about online abuse? Online abuse is any type of abuse that happens online, on social networks, whilst playing online games, chatting or texting on the phone. Youths may experience cyberbullying, grooming, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation or emotional abuse. Based on a recent research conducted in the UK,...

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22 Mar ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Do you know what hate crime is? Hate crime, also known as bias crime, is a criminal act committed with a bias motive. The specific motive makes hate crimes different to other crimes. (see OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights 2009) This type of...

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16 Mar ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Research shows that « people who spen(d) a higher proportion of their income on prosocial spending (gifts for others and donations to charity) compared to personal spending (bills/expenses and gifts on themselves) » are ‘happier’ . Psychologists Liz Dunn Dunn and colleagues gave students at the University of British...

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09 Mar ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Did you know that yesterday was International Women's Day ? On March 8 every year, we celebrate and commemorate the political, social, economic and cultural achievements of women, and remind ourselves of ongoing and future challenges. Many events took place around the world, here are some examples : - The Government...

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02 Mar ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Did you know about the Istanbul Convention ? The Istanbul Convention is an international treaty which aims to fight and eradicate violence against women and domestic violence. The treaty, which was opened for signature by Member States in 2011, criminalizes non-consensual sex, stalking, forced marriages, and female...

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