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A cold Christmas: Quarter of a million children to go hungry this winter

A quarter of a million children will go hungry this Christmas. That is just one of the headlines from the Childhood Trust’s ‘Cold, Hungry and Stressed’ report, outlining the shocking levels of poverty families across London have been plunged into ahead of the festive season. Laurence Guinness, chief executive of The Childhood Trust, outlined some…

Prostitution: The oldest profession or an oppressive trade?

Prostitution has been a part of our society for centuries, but the women who engage in it are often overlooked. Whilst there are many reasons women become sex workers, the majority are forced into it by poverty, seeing it as last resort to earn money. At the moment in Britain, prostitution itself is not illegal…

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