Why is health a social issue?

Why is health a social issue?

Nearly ten years ago I became passionate about health inequalities when I read Fair Society: Healthy Lives, Professor Sir Michael Marmot’s review of the most effective evidence-based strategies for reducing health inequalities in England. Now, as the corona virus...

Equality and Justice Alliance Forum February 2020

Equality and Justice Alliance Forum February 2020

Last week I was at an activist forum in the beautiful location of Seychelles. LGBT+ and women’s rights campaigners from the Pacific, the Caribbean, and Africa gathered together, under the umbrella of the Equality and Justice Alliance (EJA), to talk, share and laugh,...

OECD – the ‘PISA’ of the Globalization Puzzle

OECD – the ‘PISA’ of the Globalization Puzzle

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has come to dominate global education policy. Since 1991, education has increasingly come under the remit of the OECD, and its Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) test has become the...

Election 2019 Manifesto Analysis

Election 2019 Manifesto Analysis

The UK General Election, set for Thursday 12th December, presents an opportunity for all parties to improve social justice. Focusing on the manifesto commitments towards criminal justice, Justice Studio sets out the main parties’ approaches to young people, human...

99 years by his name

99 years by his name

IMAGE USE:  Photo by Matthew Ansley on Unsplash There is nothing so heartbreaking as interviewing a boy in prison with ‘99 years’ written by his name. I can still see him: hazy, and unsure of himself and the draconian sentence he had just received, as I interviewed...