Where a Sex Buyer Law has been enforced in Sweden, Norway and Iceland, countries renowned for their exemplary equality laws, this strategy has proven to reduce prostitution. Meanwhile the results of decriminalisation are verging on well-publicised apocalyptic levels of abuse in New Zealand, Nevada in the US, The Netherlands and Germany. We have the answers. Let's use them.
BAAF's demise coincided with that of Kids Company. Two more dissimilar charities in the children's sector could not be imagined yet in the public's mind, fed by much of the media reporting and punditry, some much better informed than others, one could assume that the closure of both charities signaled a wider problem in the charity sector.
I look for the good in people, even in the worst kind of people. Even in the ones who don't probably deserve it. Which is lovely in many ways, but as I've learned over the years, it can also be a very painful place to willingly put and keep yourself in.
It was scary and cruel. I felt unloved, unwanted, and the worst of all, abandoned. I couldn't get on with my life because I was never able to fathom how someone could do that to the person they once claimed to love or care about. And that was how I never had the closure I needed.
It was hard, very hard, but it's true that time heals. When we go through something like that, we think it's the end of the world. As time goes by and we reflect on our experience, we start to put things into perspective and realize important things, the things that truly matter. It was the same for me.
Having spoken to an academic from UCL management it would appear that not everyone involved in the decision is keen on the idea of UCL losing its on campus health service. Noises, official and otherwise, have also been made about the idea of a new health centre being developed or GPP being renovated but as of yet nothing concrete has emerged.
That's it! I've finally and officially left work.
The Mox nuclear fuel plant at Sellafield will be closed on Wednesday afternoon, with the loss of about 600 jobs. The closure