SOCIAL HOUSING: British government launches report on tenant experiences, housing reforms


The UK Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has unveiled a report detailing the experiences of people living in social housing and the inequalities and stigma they face as social tenants, HEM News Agency exclusively reports.

Ministers with the MHCLG, formerly the Department for Communities and Local Government, launched through their social media outlets a document, the ‘Social Housing Green Paper‘, as part of an ambition to tackle the widespread stigma against families and individuals residing in council-owned and housing association-owned properties and estates. The paper also highlights the government’s intention to give support to ‘thriving communities’ based around social housing in the United Kingdom.

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Nestlé child slaves win right to U.S. court case


darkchoc-300x177Nestlé child slaves win right to U.S court case

January 17, 2014 | Filed under: Breaking News,News,Rights | Posted by: Sophie McAdam

Still from The Dark Side of Chocolate by Miki Mistrati and U. Roberto Romano

By: Pratap Chatterjee,


Eight years after they sued Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Cargill and Nestlé for allegedly forcing them to work as child labor on a Côte d’Ivoire cocoa plantation, three young men from Mali have won a small victory – the ability to be heard in a California court.

The lawsuit was first filed as a class action to represent thousands of former plantation workers in July 2005 by the Washington-based International Labor Rights Fund (ILRF) and Global Exchange, which is based in San Francisco. The non-profit organizations recorded videotape testimony from the three specific individuals who stated that they had been lured across the border between 1994 and 2000 with the…

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Vill du också behålla Trosas natur – Save Trosa nature petition

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Detta inlägg går i repris. Namninsamlingen har nått 400 underskrifter. Skriv gärna på du också.

This post is a repost because of the petition success. Save Trosa nature now has 400 fans that sigen the petition.

Nu har ni möjlighet att:

hjälpa nästa generation att få uppleva orörd natur på samma sätt som tidigare generationer.

hjälpa Trosa kommuns ekonomi på fötter genom att föreslå att stryka onödiga vägbyggnadskostnader.

ge er själva chansen att fortsätta ert bullerfria och utsläppsfria friluftsliv i Vitalisskogen, Hungaskogen och naturen på Tureholmshalvön.
kan ni ge oss en klimatsmartare framtid genom att skriva på uppropet Behåll Trosas närnatur istället för att bygga Infart västra Trosa. Du behöver bara ange ditt namn och din epostadress. Epostadressen blir inte synlig i listan av undertecknare. Du väljer själv om ditt namn ska vara synligt i listan. Du kan också lämna kommentar vid din underskrift.

Save Trosa Nature petition

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BACKFIRE: MSM Slams Omarosa Over Secret WH Recordings, N-Word Claims

VIDEO Big Lies About Charlottesville, No, White Nationalists Are Not on the Right