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A lack of justice for young people in our punitive society

 ‘The popular desire to punish children as if they were fully formed little adults is so deep-rooted that I despair of any change despite the overwhelming case for reform,’ writes David Simpson. Illustration: Guardian Design The age of criminal responsibility for children has been a subject of debate …

Women Are The Backbone Of Society

At least one in three women over the age of 50 will suffer a fracture caused by weak bones, and it is estimated that osteoporosis affects about 200 million women globally. This is according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, and with no cure for the disease, prevention is the best form …

Influence the unwritten rules that shape society

For most of us, our work isn’t, thankfully, a matter of life and death. So recent figures revealing that drink-drive casualties are now at their highest levels in eight years might feel personally troubling but professionally irrelevant to most marketers. After all, communications don’t seem to be to …

How Tolerant Is Russian Society?

Russia has published the full results of opinion polls regarding xenophobia, including attitudes toward LGBTQ people in 2018 and the first half of 2019. If we supplement it with data on hate crimes, a clearer picture of the level of tolerance in Russian society today emerges. This information …