Coronavirus

Although this virus is commonly seen across the world, the type that has been identified in China is a new version – Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov) – and the full extent of its impact around the world is still being researched now. However, as the number of Coronavirus...

World Cancer Day – 4th February 2020

Most people know the impact that cancer has on people all around the world – it’s one of the most commonly known diseases and affects a lot of people globally. World Cancer Day is coming up on the 4th February, and it aims to make people more aware of the impact...
Forced Marriage

Forced Marriage

The cases of forced marriage in the UK have been rising steadily over the years, which has led to this particular topic of the month. But what exactly is a forced marriage? A forced marriage is where one or both people do not (or in cases of people with learning...
Topic of the month: Breast Ironing

Topic of the month: Breast Ironing

Did you know….? Up to 3.8 million girls worldwideare affected by breast flattening (UN). It is also thought that up to 1000 girls in the UKhave been subjected to the practice. You may have heard of FGM, but a more recent revelation in child abuse terms is...

Topic of the month: FGM

Quite a sensitive issue for this month’s topic of the month – Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  It is estimated that 137,000 girls and women in England and Waleshave been affected by FGM, according to the NSPCC. On 31 October 2015 The Serious Crime Act 2015...