Social justice review 2013: @DexterDiasQC for OpenDemocracy.net

Posted: January 21, 2014 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

This has to be stopped NOW!!

Justice Brief

Thoughts on 2013 – the turning point on female genital mutilation?

by Dexter Dias QC

2013 was an appalling year in most respects, including the disastrous Immigration Bill and the continuing rise in anti-immigrant rhetoric. Yet on FGM we may come to see 2013 as the year when progress really began.

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What kind of a year has 2013 been for social justice? If you were to ask social justice itself, ‘How was it for you?’, that much invoked but poorly understood concept might have some justifiable causes for complaint. But where does one begin the roll of dishonour when we’re so spoiled for choice? Perhaps by going back to basics.  At this time of year, one can of course reliably turn to Fox News for a sprinkling of festive horrendousness.

Racism

Last week Fox presenter Megyn Kelly told viewers that it was a ‘verifiable fact’ that both Jesus Christ…

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