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Author - Kate Green MP

Remembering Srebrenica

Twenty-two years on, the lesson from the massacre at Srebrenica is that hatred creep up on us in stages – and at each stage we have the opportunity to stop it, writes Kate Green MP Next week, on 11 July, we commemorate...

Celebrating our record

This week’s Households Below Average Income figures, which are due to be published on Thursday, are important because they will show the degree of success achieved in meeting the target to halve child poverty by 2010...

Make ends meet

The government’s efforts to show how women-friendly it is would be almost laughable – if they didn’t reveal a profound indifference to the real impact its policies are having on women’s lives. Struggling to make ends...

Combating disability hate crime

I know I’m not famous among Progress readers for my tough attitude to sentencing in the criminal justice system. But this week I’m proud to be proposing an amendment to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of...

Don’t drop child poverty target

Last week’s analysis from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, suggesting a 700,000 increase in child poverty by 2020, was depressing, but unsurprising. The long-tail effects of the government’s austerity measures, and the...

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