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  • June 30, 2021

    France extends IVF rights to lesbian couples and single women

    A new bill gives lesbian couples and single women in France access to free fertility treatment for the first time.
    A new bill gives lesbian couples and single women in France access to free fertility treatment for the first time.
  • June 29, 2021

    Are low-paying jobs also dead end jobs?

    Policymakers should focus on helping workers to increase their skills in order to be able to climb the employment ladder.
    Policymakers should focus on helping workers to increase their skills in order to be able to climb the employment ladder.
  • June 25, 2021

    Friday news roundup June 25, 2021

    Cathay Pacific aircrew are likely to need vaccinations to maintain their employment and Italy's PM rebuffed a protest from the Vatican about a proposed anti-discrimination law. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
    Cathay Pacific aircrew are likely to need vaccinations to maintain their employment and Italy's PM rebuffed a protest from the Vatican about a proposed anti-discrimination law. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
  • June 24, 2021

    Jordan: Child labor rises due to Covid-19

    In Jordan, a 12-year-old boy has said that he has been on a seven-day street selling shift, in order to provide for his family, who are living in a refugee camp on the outskirts of Amman.
    In Jordan, a 12-year-old boy has said that he has been on a seven-day street selling shift, in order to provide for his family, who are living in a refugee camp on the outskirts of Amman.
  • June 22, 2021

    Raising pensions annually in the UK has come under scrutiny

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged not to abolish the “triple lock” on pensions, following press reports that the government was going to scrap the commitment.
    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged not to abolish the “triple lock” on pensions, following press reports that the government was going to scrap the commitment.
  • June 21, 2021

    School weigh-ins to return in England

    Lockdown measures have meant that there has been less regular exercise and an increase in the availability of snacks whilst home schooling.
    Lockdown measures have meant that there has been less regular exercise and an increase in the availability of snacks whilst home schooling.
  • June 18, 2021

    Friday news roundup June 18, 2021

    Black women in America owe more in student debt than white women and the number of EU citizens seeking work in the UK since Brexit has fallen. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
    Black women in America owe more in student debt than white women and the number of EU citizens seeking work in the UK since Brexit has fallen. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
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