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This literally means the difference between life and death for some

Source: This government blunder has gone under the radar but it could explain the DWP ‘Kill Yourself’ scandal


Councils will receive an extra £2bn to fund adult social care over the next three years, the government has announced. Chancellor Philip Hammond said £1bn of the cash will be released in 2017-18 to allow councils to “act now” and commission more social care packages to “relieve pressures on the NHS”. The remaining funding will […]

Source: Budget 2017: Social care gets £2bn funding boost


Being overweight or obese early in pregnancy was associated with increased rates of cerebral palsy in children, according to a study in Swedish women.

Source: Being overweight in early pregnancy associated with increased rate of cerebral palsy — ScienceDaily


Many Americans actually believed Donald Trump’s promises about health care. Now, the president is betraying them.

Source: Trump betrays those who believed his health care promises | MSNBC


International Women’s Day in many parts of the World this has now gone, while in others there are still some hours left, but Women’s day is every day, it is that today is when there is a specific focus. The March has to go on for every second of every day to ensure that women are recognised the world over and to be ensured their Rights are protected and everywhere they achieve equalisation.

Where there has been progress this progress needs to be maintained and increased further and should not be allowed to regress.

Why are, in many areas of the world, women treated as being subservient to men, is it because the men feel they have to be in control and they cannot or feel they cannot allow women any control because that, they feel, would mean they lose some of their control.

But who decided that men should be in control, it was men who decided they were superior to women and this cannot be allowed to continue. Women and men should be working together and accept that no one is more equal that the other. Until men accept this then the progression of women to gain equality will be hard to achieve, but not impossible.

Gains may be achieved, but these can easily be lost, which could easily arise in America due to the Trump effect.

So women unite and fight for what should be yours.

Feminist Church

Each year, we mark the international women’s day to remind us of the continuing struggles of women’s rights and to understand that we have a long way to go. Unfortunately, modernisation has done little to alleviate the saddened plights of women across the world, in particular, the displaced, migrant, elderly, and the disabled women. In some way, there appears to be a disguised continuum of patriarchal authority in both western, developing, and underdeveloped countries.


There are so many issues that are still affecting women, worldwide. From the struggles of attaining women’s rights, birth rights, violence against women, deprived of quality education, honour killings, socioeconomic abuse, forced prostitution, modern-day slavery, forced migration, disabilities, sexual harassment, rape, sexism, and dozens more. The overall sums of these are the discourses on gender inequality. In the majority of workforces, women are not earning the exact benefits and salaries as their male counterparts. Most women…

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These girls have not only inspired us but they are creating real change for girls. Find out who they are.

Source: Our top 5 brave girls on International Women’s Day – Plan International UK


We have been here before. The Commons Work and Pensions Committee has heard about flaws in the benefit assessment process many times – whether it be for ESA or PIP. Has it made a blind bit of…

Source: MPs have been told disability benefits assessments are flawed – time and time again. Where’s the action? | Vox Political


Scope's Blog

We know that life costs more if you’re disabled. Personal Independence Payments (PIP) play a key role in helping disabled people to manage some of these extra costs.

Last week the Government announced plans to tighten up access to PIP. We are concerned that this reduction in financial support will make it harder for many disabled people to live independent and fulfilling lives.

The extra costs of disability

Scope research shows disabled people spend on average £550 a month on costs related to their impairment or condition. For one in 10, these costs amount to £1,000 a month.

The additional costs disabled people face broadly fall into three categories:

  • Expensive purchases of specialised equipment, such as wheelchairs or screen readers.
  • Greater use of non-specialised goods and services, such as energy or taxis and private hire vehicles.
  • Paying more for non-specialised goods and services, such as insurance or higher tariffs…

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A new Early Day Motion is tabled in Parliament  asking the Social Security (Personal Independence Payment) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I., 2017, No. 194), dated 22 February 2017, a copy of which was laid before this House on 23 February, be annulled.

What this means is the more MPs signing this appeal, the more chance the latest Cuts will be halted, and has already been proven they are NOT necessary, just a means to assist “cut the deficit

We already know disabled people have had their money sacrificed on the Austerity alter far more than any other group, and if you agree its time our MPs stood up for us Parliament contact them TODAY and tell them to support EDM 985 – Annul  New PIP Regs http://www.parliament.uk/edm/2016-17/985

Tweet  URGENT Send to MP support EDM 985 – Annul New PIP Regs NO MORE CUTS

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