Workfare failed and the government know it!

Workfare failed and the government know it!

Workfare failed and the government know it!

 

Yesterday saw a major victory in the battle against the dreadful and failing Workfare schemes rolled out nationally in 2013.The Department of Work & Pensions has very quietly scrapped both their 6 month and 4 week workfare and mandatory work schemes. They will not renew the contracts with the different providers, effectively bringing the schemes to an end by 2017.

Under the Workfare scheme Community Work Placements which involve a six month’s forced full time work for the long term …

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World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day – 7 reasons to give a crap!

The 19th November marks UN World Toilet day a campaign which aims to see everyone around the world have access to safe and hygienic toilets  Poor sanitation increases the risk of disease and malnutrition, especially for women and children. Women and girls risk rape, humiliation and abuse, because they have no toilet that offers privacy.

 

Here are 7 reasons why you support #WorldToiletDay too:

1. India has the world’s longest queues for toilets.

According to a recent report by …

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