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When you have been raped

Unfortunately, Rape is no longer an alien word in today’s world. In fact, A 2014 United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) report titled “Hidden In Plain Sight” said in part that “around 120 million girls worldwide (slightly more than 1 in 10) have experienced forced intercourse or other forced sexual …

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Flexible working should be default, says MP Helen Whately

Image copyrightPARLIAMENT TVImage captionHelen Whately (right) used the 10 Minute Rule to bring her bill to Parliament Flexible working should be the default position for all employees, rather than it being up to individuals to request. Ms Whitehouse, known on social media as Mother Pukka, founded the Flex Appeal campaign …

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Harry And Meghan To Christen baby Archie On Saturday

Duchess of Sussex Meghan and  Prince Harry will christen their baby boy at Windsor Castle on Saturday. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor will be christened in a small private ceremony by the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Private Chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday 6 July. ”The Duke and Duchess of Sussex …

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Supreme Court strikes down ban on scandalous trademarks, in dispute over ‘FUCT’ clothing line

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a federal law blocking trademarks for names or logos bearing “immoral” or “scandalous” images — including profanity and sexual imagery. The justices said in a unanimous ruling that the law violated the constitutional rights of designer Erik Brunetti. Registration for his clothing brand “FUCT” (pronounced …

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Third New York police officer dies by suicide in 9 days

A New York police officer killed himself Friday, marking the third officer to die by suicide since last week. The 29-year-old officer died outside a New York Police Department precinct on Staten Island, marking the third police suicide over the last nine days, NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill confirmed in a …

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Nigeria’s oldest prisoner regains freedom (photo)

Nigeria’s oldest prisoner, Pa Celestine Egbohuche, has regained his freedom after 19 years of being in the Enugu Maximum Prison.   Pa Egbunuche was sent to jail after a court found him and his son, Paul, guilty of plotting murder and condemned him to death.  Just before leaving office, former Imo State …

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