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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here's an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,900 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people.

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Women to be hit hardest by tax-credit and benefits freeze – study

http://www.welfareweekly.com/women-hit-hardest-tax-credit-benefits-freeze-study/

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From Dr Dan L Edmonds , the truth of how abuse & abandonment can affect childhood development

Parental Alienation's Dirty Secrets , Akin to Domestic Violence 40 yrs ago

From MEETING OF TWO PERSONS by Dr. Dan L. Edmunds
http://lulu.com/spotlight/voice4kids
When children have experienced abuse and abandonment in early childhood, this often becomes a ‘seared in’ memory and halts emotional development to the point where the trauma occurred. They may be seen to have a more ‘infantile’ mind. These feelings of abandonment are often furthered by demeaning words and condescending language used with the child. Each times this occurs; the child begins to look at themselves as a ‘non-entity’. They experience existential death. The external conflict that children see amongst their parents becomes an internal conflict for them, the internal conflict then manifests itself externally (usually as aggression). The child becomes devoid of trust, and those who draw near often become the persons who this internal conflict is unleashed upon. It is not that the child is devoid of any feeling for the person seeking to connect with them…

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We need brave people to speak out – The Psychologist

We need brave people to speak out – The Psychologist.

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Tory Baroness slammed for saying poor people use foodbanks because they “don’t know how to cook”

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/tory-baroness-slammed-saying-poor-4767987

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‘Poor’ Nigel Farage finds it hard to get by on £109,000 a year plus expenses

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/poor-nigel-farage-finds-it-hard-to-get-by-on-109000-a-year-plus-expenses-9901390.html

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16 Days Of Advocacy Against Gender-Based Violence : #GBVTeachin #16Days

Hilary Burrage

Curious about the intersectional nature of gender-based violence, about how all these aspects interact and interconnect? Throughout the 16 Days of Activism, activists will be convening a #16Days Twitter based #GBVTeachin on various topics.

My own contribution will be on Friday 5 December, via Tweets from my @NoFGM_UK account.

Do please follow me and all my fellow contributors, and join our debates whenever you can. (The whole programme is published below; to read it in larger print simply click on the items you want to look at.)

Share the line up with those in your network, and remember to use the hashtags #16Days and #GBVTeachin so we know you’re out there!

#16Days #GBVTeachin

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