Posts tagged ‘reform’

February 7, 2012

Everywhere But Nowhere

Can you imagine being watched, followed and terrorised? Can you imagine feeling frightened, unsafe and reclusive? Can you imagine wondering what you have done to make you a victim? How can he/she be everywhere but nowhere?

They know you but you don’t know them. They can see you but you can’t see them. They are watching you and you don’t even know it.

It’s not an advert for blockbuster horror movie but real life for many stalked victims.

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May 4, 2011

AV Or Not AV

British politics may change forever if the Alternative Vote is voted for on May 5th. Nick Clegg has been publicising AV prior to the general election and this coalition government was formed on the agreement that a referendum on this voting reform would take place.

Are you confused about the Alternative Vote? The following link explains it in 2 minutes.

http://addmysupport.com/guides/the_alternative_vote_av_explained_in_2_minutes?gclid=CO7zrJHazKgCFUEa4Qodel23ow

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March 31, 2011

Grans Get More Rights

Dear Diary,

At work today, someone said “They are going back to the old ways. Families are helping each other”. We were listening to radio headlines announcing greater access for grandparents to see their grandchildren as part of the review of the British family justice system.

To this person, it was extremely bizarre that there needed a legal review to highlight the value of grandparents as mediators, carers or support systems. Thinking about South Asians households, grandparents rule and of course they would see their grandchildren, wouldn’t they?

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