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Tuesday 18th June 2019

It is time to acknowledge sexual violence as a weapon of war

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On the 6th October 2018, the world woke up to the news that the Nobel Peace Prize, had been awarded to anti-rape activists Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege.
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Tuesday 18th June 2019
Thursday 6th June 2019

De-Naturalising War Commemoration

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As we emerge from a period recalling World War One we approach the 75th anniversary of one of the crucial events of World War Two
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Thursday 6th June 2019
Thursday 30th May 2019

Of Tariffs and Towers

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Fifty-seven years after Britain repealed its Corn Laws, free trade underwent attack. France, Germany, Japan and the US had raised tariffs on imports.
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Thursday 30th May 2019
Thursday 23rd May 2019

#Repealthe8th: One Year On

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It is now almost a year since the people of Ireland repealed the 8th Amendment, and just over five months since abortion has been lawfully available in Ireland.
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Thursday 23rd May 2019
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