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Living with the enemy at home
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Living with the enemy at home

Violence committed by children against their parents has increased notably. Between 2008 and 2010, a telephone helpline for parents received more than 22,000 calls reporting aggressive acts in the UK. 7,000 of those included cases of physical abuse.   Benjamin Serra   Though it seems to be a taboo subject […]

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Like the Queen

Last week, I had what the Queen has – no, not millions in the bank – but, gastroenteritis, or norovirus. I had gone away to a conference with two of the students from the college where I teach. On the second day, I began to feel a little queasy.   […]

Peru discriminates against disabled voters
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Peru discriminates against disabled voters

The country, which was among the first to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, is preventing them from participating in elections and is denying them certain civil rights. _ Miriam Valero María Ramos is an activist for the rights of disabled people who suffer from schizophrenia. […]