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Election 2019: Where do the major parties stand on secularist issues?

Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 by Megan Manson

Megan Manson studies the election manifestos for the main UK-wide parties – and says religion will continue to be a dividing force in UK politics during the next parliament.

Earlier this month the National Secular Society launched a 'secularist manifesto'... Read More »

Tags: Circumcision, Democracy, Education, Election, Equality & Human Rights, Extremism, FGM, Forced marriage, Freedom of Expression, Freedom of religion or belief, House of Lords, Marriage, Public Services, RSE, Religious Slaughter, Reproductive Rights

Child brides and licensed rape

Child brides and licensed rape

Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 by Tessa Kendall

Women in the UK are being forced to get married with threats and violence. Children under the legal age of consent for marriage or sex are also being forced to marry - and most of them are girls.

Four hundred children were helped by the government's Forced... Read More »

Tags: Child Abuse, Forced Marriage, Sharia