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UK Court Sentences Man Who Filmed Naked, Unconscious Woman After Five-Year Battle

UK Court Sentences Man Who Filmed Naked, Unconscious Woman After Five-Year Battle

A man who filmed a woman naked and unconscious in a London hotel room was on Friday fined 2,000 pounds ($2,640) and ordered to attend rehabilitation sessions, but avoided prison, after a five-year legal battle by his victim. Emily Hunt woke up next to a man she did not recognise in a hotel room in […]

Ethnic Minorities Hold Less Than 5% Of Britain’s Top Jobs

Ethnic Minorities Hold Less Than 5% Of Britain’s Top Jobs

All of Britain’s political party leaders, Supreme Court judges and chief constables are white and less than 5% of the country’s most powerful roles are held by non-white people although they make up 13% of the population, a study on diversity found. Only 52 out of Britain’s top 1,099 roles are held by ethnic minorities, […]

Lack Of Childcare Found ‘Destroying’ UK Mothers’ Careers Amid COVID-19

Lack Of Childcare Found ‘Destroying’ UK Mothers’ Careers Amid COVID-19

Almost three-quarters of mothers in Britain have been forced to cut work hours because of childcare issues under COVID-19 lockdowns, according to a survey by a maternal rights group which warned more action was needed to protect women’s careers. More than eight in 10 employed mothers said they needed childcare to be able to work, […]

Toppling Of UK Statue Fuels Debate On Monuments To Slave Traders

Toppling Of UK Statue Fuels Debate On Monuments To Slave Traders

Anti-racism protesters who tore down a statue honouring a slave trader in a British port city have fuelled a hot global debate over how to deal with monuments to historic figures who profited from enslaving African people. The toppling of the statue of Edward Colston, who made a fortune in the 17th century from trading in West […]

UK Film Stars Compile Alternative Award List In Diversity Row

UK Film Stars Compile Alternative Award List In Diversity Row

British film stars including Carey Mulligan and Gemma Arterton have come up with alternative nominees for the BAFTA Film Awards after criticism that this year’s list is not diverse enough. Top industry figures nominated their winners in a campaign organised by Time’s Up UK, the group set up to fight sexual harassment, to highlight movies […]

Breast Ironing Is Abuse and Could Lead To Jail, UK Prosecutors Say

Breast Ironing Is Abuse and Could Lead To Jail, UK Prosecutors Say

Some families use large heated stones to compress a girl’s breast tissue and some also tightly bind the girl’s breasts to prevent them from growing Breast ironing – where a young girl’s breasts are compressed to stop them developing – is child abuse and could lead to 10 years in jail, British prosecutors said on […]

United Kingdom Includes Mothers’ Names On Marriage Certificates – A Win For Women’s Rights

United Kingdom Includes Mothers’ Names On Marriage Certificates – A Win For Women’s Rights

British couples will be able to include their mothers’ names on their marriage certificate under a change in law hailed as a step forward for women’s rights on Wednesday. Church of England leaders also praised the change, which passed into law this week, saying the previous system demeaned women and was out of step with […]

Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

“My heart breaks for Cameroon. Every day people are dying, and every day people are suffering,” said Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy when asked about his message to authorities in Yaoundé regarding the three-year political crisis in North West and South West. Nagy was speaking from Kigali during a visit which will also […]

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

In the UK House of Lords, the crisis in Zimbabwe came up, and Lord Adrian Palmer suggested recolonising Zimbabwe as a solution to the crisis. The insensitive statement was seemingly made in jest, but it has incensed many Africans, with some calling the remark unacceptable. Just this week, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio […]

Amazon Workers On Strike In Germany, Italy And The UK

Amazon Workers On Strike In Germany, Italy And The UK

Amazon workers in Germany, Spain, Italy and the U.K. walked off the job on Black Friday, mixing labor unrest with the start of the biggest shopping season of the year. Close to 90 percent of the workers — some 1,600 employees, according to Business Insider — participated in the walkout at Spain’s largest Amazon warehouse […]

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