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4 hours ago
The world must unite to end violence and discrimination against women and girls, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged at a high-level event in Chile on women and decision-making at a today, citing that progress over the past two decades has been made slow and uneven.
Womens Issues
8 hours ago
Zephany Nurse has been reunited with her birth family after unwittingly striking up a friendship with her biological sister at schoolA couple in South Africa have found their daughter 17 years after she was stolen from her sleeping mother’s arms, thanks to an astonishing coincidence, police said o[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
9 hours ago
She denies she has a problem, but she has lost a dramatic amount of weight and seems obsessed with food and cookery programmes. What can I do? Annalisa Barbieri gives her adviceOver the past year, my teenage daughter has lost a dramatic amount of weight. She smiles and says she doesn’t have any pr[...]
HealthEducation
9 hours ago
Because he did good things people assumed he must be a good person. To prevent such crimes in the future we need to peer beneath the semblance of saintlinessHow could he have done it? And how could he have got away with it for so long? These are the questions we have been asking ever since news brok[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment PolicyCriminal Justice
9 hours ago
What will the UK global development sector look like in 2025? Join our panel from 1-3pm GMT on Thursday 5 March to discuss re-defining the NGOAre UK NGOs fit for purpose for tomorrow’s world? 2015 is a crucial year for development and NGOs need to fit into a sector with changing demands, funding s[...]
9 hours ago
The government department on which society’s most vulnerable depend is failing themAva was born in the summer of 2006, a healthy, happy baby who thrived and met all of her developmental milestones.In 2008 we moved to Germany when my husband’s job – for a British company he had worked for since[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
10 hours ago
Will local government have the courage to take difficult decisions the health service prefers to duck?Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement that the entire £6bn health and care budget for Greater Manchester is to be handed over to local control has repercussions for the whole NHS. It open[...]
PolicyHealthHousing and PovertyHealth and Ca
10 hours ago
My father thought praising a child would spoil them. I don’t agree, but if you do it too often, they will fear failing youMy children are perfect. All four of them. Perfect and beautiful and clever. I bet yours are, too. Except, of course, they are not. In reality, my children and yours are likely[...]
ChildrenChildren and Parenting
11 hours ago
Gap between capital and country narrows amid doubts over mortgage rules and mansion taxLondon house prices fell by 0.2% in January, figures from the Land Registry showed on Friday, bringing the annual rate of inflation in the capital down to its lowest level in a year.Prices are 12% higher than in J[...]
HousingHousing and Poverty
11 hours ago
Ono and Madonna have both felt the sharp edge of the ageism stick recently. Is it too much to hope that an artist can be loved for who she is?
Yoko Ono turned 82 on 18 February, and noted the occasion with an open letter titled Don’t Stop Me!, addressed to critics who think it unseemly that she[...]
WomenHealth and CareWomens Issues
11 hours ago
If voters withstand hysterical campaigning by the no camp, Ireland can deliver a victory for marriage equality across the worldWhen Enda Kenny, the taoiseach of Ireland, recently announced that 22 May would be his preferred day for a referendum on marriage equality, an already drawn out campaign fin[...]
Criminal Justice
11 hours ago
We’d like to hear from families whose household income has been affected by falling wages, rising housing costs or welfare cuts. Share your experiences via GuardianWitnessCuts to benefits and tax credits, along with low pay, a lack of affordable housing and the rising cost of essentials have creat[...]
HousingChildren and ParentingHousing and Poverty
12 hours ago
As gay viewers know only too well, most of the world would prefer us not to exist. Men’s sexual insecurity means we’re always at risk“To live as a gay man in the world, even here in the west, means skirting round violence every day.” So says Russell T Davies, the creator of the increasingly [...]
12 hours ago
For items such as books, clothes, entertainment and furniture, people are more likely to turn to charity retail than online marketplaces such as eBay and Gumtree
The public would rather shop for items such as books, clothing and furniture in charity shops than online marketplaces such as eBay o[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismHousing a
13 hours ago
A London council’s admission that it has been dodging its responsibility to homeless people is a chance to come clean on the size of our housing crisis
Let’s start with the facts: gatekeeping – the practice of councils turning homeless people away when they request help – is illegal.In [...]
HousingHousing and PovertyCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
till, as the tribe’s attorney, Ortego said he has unsuccessfully managed to solve jurisdictional issues with Montezuma County social services, for example. “That wedge is central, I think, to the struggle with border towns,” Ortego said. The school ...
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
We’re required to study the history of social work. It’s a whitewashed history of social work,” the second student, Melissa Beckles, told the campus daily. “I know there’s an impact on the field by minorities and I want to hear about that in ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
Eagle River), chair of the House Subcommittee on Health and Social Services, announced the removal of Medicaid expansion funding from the Department of Health ...
Bill Walker’s key Alaska health via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
14 hours ago
oje’s goals are to expand the courses in the College of Health and Social Services and to help the College of Education identify courses to implement into their curriculum. “We are greening NMSU, not just one college,” Boje said. Besides outreach ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
14 hours ago
aying he was inspired by the campus Black Lives Matter conversation, Professor Steven Segal, who is white, made his argument not only as part of a lecture to his social work class, but also delivered some of his comments via a rap he wrote. The profess ...
General Social WorkEducation
14 hours ago
Since 2010, the fund has had £200m a year to spend on drugs and has treated 60,000 patients, but many feel it has outstayed its welcomeWhen the government created the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) in 2010 to pay for cancer drugs rejected by the National Institute for Care and Health Excellence (Nice), it[...]
PolicyHealthCharities and VolunteerismGovernment Policy
14 hours ago
Coverage of the second day of the Nuffield Trust Health Policy Summit
• Coverage of day one including appearances from Jeremy Hunt and Simon Stevens

9.28am GMT Sara Riggare has had Parkinson’s since she was 13 and explains that she sees her neurologist for one hour a year. The rest o[...]
PolicyHealthHealth and Care
15 hours ago
n 2014, she allegedly received $3,740 from the Department of Labor and $4,135 from the Department of Social Services. She was arraigned in Schenectady and released to return on March 12. State Police investigators worked with officials from the state ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
Louise Murkin organises activities ranging from exercise classes to afternoon teas, which form an integral part of everyday life for residentsMy journey to work is quite long – about 50 minutes – which is actually great because it gives me the opportunity to plan for the day ahead. As soon as I [...]
CareersHealth and Care
16 hours ago
A new mayor, new powers, and control of the health and social care budget – Manchester’s combined authority has major challenges ahead of itWhat powers will the new Greater Manchester mayor have?Handing Greater Manchester’s £6bn health and social care budget over to the city’s combined[...]
HealthHealth and Care

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3 days ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Reading about social welfare policy from a textbook is one way to learn, but hearing about it from the people who actually do the work is an added benefit, say social work students. NASW, the Council on Social Work Education, the Coalition on Human Needs, and Sunny Harris[...]
 

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1 week ago
People who are transgender are becoming more visible in American society. Transgender activist and actress Laverne Cox, who appears on the hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” made the cover of Time. And Chaz Bono, the only child of well known entertainers Sonny and Cher, is a transgend[...]
 
1 week ago
People who are transgender are becoming more visible in American society. Transgender activist and actress Laverne Cox, who appears on the hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” made the cover of Time. And Chaz Bono, the only child of well known entertainers Sonny and Cher, is a transgend[...]
 
1 week ago
By Rena Malai, News staff NASW — as part of the ongoing relationship with the Tanzania Social Workers Association, or TASWO —  was invited to TASWO’s annual meeting in October, held in Dar es Salaam. The meeting focused on the issues surrounding poverty in Tanzania, and the role social work p[...]