Tag: petition

Discrimination: the woman fighting to root it out when it comes to hair

INVESTIGATION Hair discrimination is a perfect example of seemingly innocuous discriminatory policy that targets black women in socio-economic spheres. Alethea Farline investigates how this policy impacts education, mental health, and societal perceptions of race.   A PETITION has started in the UK to add hair discrimination to the Equality Act 2010. […]

North East mother of two says: “Schools do not dictate. If I wanted to take my children away from school for something beneficial then I would”

A North East mother of two children has said that ‘schools do not dictate’ when it comes to making the decision to take her children out of school during term time. Her statement follows petitions that have been rapidly gathering signatures around the UK to allow parents to take their […]