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LGBT retirement home: the end of the rainbow

LGBT retirement home: the end of the rainbow | Health and social issues | Scoop.it
Europe’s first LGBT retirement home, a modest 80s apartment block in Stockholm, gives gay people a friendly place in which to grow old. It’s the start of a growing trend, discovers Eleanor Margolis
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Progress is always happening!

 

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Much still to be done on gender equality : UN Women's Day forum - The Nation

Much still to be done on gender equality : UN Women's Day forum - The Nation | Health and social issues | Scoop.it
The Daily Star Much still to be done on gender equality : UN Women's Day forum The Nation The UN said that to ensure gender equality and women's empowerment received sufficient priority as necessary conditions for meaningful, inclusive and...
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Education and law are important steps to impowerment of women around the world.

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Food poverty now bigger public health concern than diet – expert claims - The Guardian

Food poverty now bigger public health concern than diet – expert claims - The Guardian | Health and social issues | Scoop.it
The Guardian Food poverty now bigger public health concern than diet – expert claims The Guardian The prevalence of poverty–stricken families who cannot afford to buy sufficient food is overtaking unhealthy eating as the most pressing public health...
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Is healthy eating now only for the rich?

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LGBT History Month celebrated wordwide - The Galleon

LGBT History Month celebrated wordwide - The Galleon | Health and social issues | Scoop.it

CLGBT History Month celebrated wordwide
The Galleon
Celebration of the month began in the US in 1994, but has since become a huge success in the UK.

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Creativity and music to celebrate equality and solidarity for LGBTs

 

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Belgium bans a wide range of sexist speech - Washington Post

Belgium bans a wide range of sexist speech - Washington Post | Health and social issues | Scoop.it
Belgium bans a wide range of sexist speech Washington Post For the purposes of this Act, the concept of sexism will be understood to mean any gesture or act that, in the circumstances of Article 444 of the Penal Code,* is evidently intended to...
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Seems timely given that everyday sexims is clearly still at large in the workplace

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Gender equality to be legal priority for UK aid - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Gender equality to be legal priority for UK aid - Thomson Reuters Foundation | Health and social issues | Scoop.it
Gender equality to be legal priority for UK aid Thomson Reuters Foundation The International Development Gender Equality Bill, which has been supported by NGOs like Plan UK, the Great Initiative and WaterAid, is set to become law in the next few...
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UK urged to close gender pay gap and improve participation rates

UK urged to close gender pay gap and improve participation rates | Health and social issues | Scoop.it
OECD survey shows UK's overall participation in labour market puts it 18th out of 27 nations for gender equality (RT @Feminist_Times: UK urged to close gender pay gap and improve participation rates http://t.co/hzmVxHjR8Z...
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Small steps but 18th out of 27 is not good enough! An action plan for equalizing pay and increasing participation is critical!

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Local projects across England tackle mental health discrimination head on | Time To Change

Local projects across England tackle mental health discrimination head on | Time To Change | Health and social issues | Scoop.it
A new round of funding has today (Thursday 27 February) been awarded by Time to Change to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination across England.Time to Change is England’s mental health anti-stigma programme run by the charities Mind and...
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A positive step for de-stimatising mental health

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