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Scarlet Harris's Articles

International Women’s Day

08 Mar 2011, by in Equality, International

There seems to be a buzz of excitement and activity around International Women’s Day this year. From Daniel Craig in drag to a new Women of the World (WOW) festival at the Southbank, to the TUC’s own International Women’s Day event at Congress House last night, to the TUC’s International Women’s Day publication, to the…

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Save our Sure Start services

10 Feb 2011, by in Cuts Watch

You may have missed the news from the Daycare Trust that 250 Sure Start children’s centres face closure – after the seemingly relentless tirade of bad news stories about cuts to services, from libraries to the Citizen Advice Bureau, from after school clubs to women’s refuges, yet another cuts story rarely grabs headlines. It seemed…

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Jobs for the girls

10 Dec 2010, by in Equality, Labour market, Politics

When reading the Standard on the tube home yesterday, I was taken aback when I stumbled across a full page advertorial recruiting for Playboy Bunnies. As hundreds of thousands of public sector employees face redundancy in the next year and students across the country wonder how they’re going to finance their university education or pay…

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