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NSS welcomes new measures to tackle FGM

NSS welcomes new measures to tackle FGM

Tue, 21 Oct 2014

The National Secular Society has welcomed new government measures announced yesterday to crackdown on the practice of female genital mutilation.

NUS rejects motion on Iraqi/Kurdish solidarity citing ‘Islamophobia’

NUS rejects motion on Iraqi/Kurdish solidarity citing ‘Islamophobia’

Wed, 15 Oct 2014

The National Union of Students' National Executive Committee has rejected a motion condemning the Islamic State and endorsing solidarity with the Kurds and Iraqi people after opponents branded it "Islamophobic".

Religion continues to cause disruption in 'Trojan Horse' schools

Religion continues to cause disruption in 'Trojan Horse' schools

Wed, 15 Oct 2014

A school placed in special measures following the Birmingham 'Trojan Horse' affair has received 100 letters from parents requesting that their children be withdrawn from collective worship, it has emerged.

Ofsted denies ‘bullying and traumatising’ Jewish pupils

Ofsted denies ‘bullying and traumatising’ Jewish pupils

Tue, 14 Oct 2014

Ofsted has denied claims that it acted inappropriately after an association of Orthodox schools accused it of leaving young girls "traumatised" following a school inspection.