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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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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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23 Feb ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Did you know that yesterday, February 22nd, was the EU Victims of Crime Day? In 2011, the Commission proposed a legislative package to strengthen the legal framework on victims' rights. This included a proposal for a directly binding and effectively enforceable Directive establishing minimum standards on...

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16 Feb ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Did you know ? Organised crime is a threat to the community and the whole world, due to its ability to operate cross-nationally and across borders. Consequently, organised crime affects European citizens, businesses, state institutions and the economy. This situation creates a need for consistent action...

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