Unfilled social work jobs put children at risk

December 29, 2014 0 comments

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Children are being put at risk because a number of permanent social worker positions are unfilled, new figures indicate. A series of Freedom of Information requests by the Press Association have revealed that, nationally, 11 per cent of children’s social work jobs are vacant. This number is much higher in some local authorities. For example,…

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Vietnam set to lift gay marriage ban

December 29, 2014 1 comment

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The ban on same-sex marriage in Vietnam is set to be lifted when a law change comes into effect next year. Amendments to the country’s Law on Marriage and Family will take effect on 1 January 2015, replacing the previous rule which forbade marriages between members of the same sex. Despite the ban being lifted,…

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