King John signing the Magna Carta. Image: wikimedia commons

Magna Carta & the Human Rights Act

The Magna Carta is renowned across the world as a pivotal event in the development of human rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was described as an “international Magna Carta for all men everywhere”, and led to the formation of the European Convention on Human Rights; which was enshrined in UK law by the Human Rights Act (HRA). Government plans to scrap the HRA threaten to reverse the hard fought for gains in universal human rights.


Suffer The Children:

Redefining Their Poverty Won’t Make It Go Away December, 2015 We know that income differences create social distances. We also know that we are social creatures and we see ourselves largely through the eyes of others. For children, these processes of self-evaluation and comparison are particularly acute as they find their way in an increasingly competitive