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Helping the public shouldn’t mean pushing religion on people - Opinion Out Loud Ep 011

Helping the public shouldn’t mean pushing religion on people - Opinion Out Loud Ep 011

Posted: Tue, 27 Jul 2021

A parliamentary group has removed provisions in its 'faith covenant' that prevent faith groups from proselytising when delivering public services. This leaves vulnerable people open to exploitation, says Megan Manson.

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The religious threat to global human rights must be taken seriously - Opinion Out Loud Ep 010

The religious threat to global human rights must be taken seriously - Opinion Out Loud Ep 010

Posted: Tue, 29 Jun 2021

UN efforts to challenge violations of human rights should consider both oppressive laws which theocrats uphold in former colonies and efforts to impose similar agendas further afield, says Keith Porteous Wood.

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Parents’ religious wishes must not trump children’s safety and education - Opinion Out Loud Ep 009

Parents’ religious wishes must not trump children’s safety and education - Opinion Out Loud Ep 009

Posted: Tue, 15 Jun 2021

Every child has been withdrawn from sex education classes at an independent faith school. Megan Manson says the parental right of withdrawal is incompatible with children's right to an education that keeps them safe.

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Women Leaving Islam: the rights of those who leave religion must be protected - Opinion Out Loud Ep 008

Women Leaving Islam: the rights of those who leave religion must be protected - Opinion Out Loud Ep 008

Posted: Tue, 01 Jun 2021

The film Women Leaving Islam shows the risks facing those who stand up for the fundamental right to leave religion and the ongoing neglect of minorities within minorities in public life, says Helen Nicholls.

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