Wait a minute, Mr Postman – Delivery charges

The ASA has gone into more details about how to ethically mention delivery charges etc: Internet shopping has a lot going for it. Along with avoiding the crowds, you can also find what you want, when you want and then instantly compare the prices with other businesses. With internet shopping becoming part and parcel of our everyday lives it’s crucial that advertisers are clear about any charges that might apply when delivering products to consumers.  That the ASA receives a fair number of complaints regarding delivery charges highlights the care…

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The Time is Now for More Women in Science

As breakthroughs in cancer treatments are occurring at an ever increasing rate, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is shining a spotlight on the women in science who are helping to lead these advances.  Through its significant investment in cancer research – more than $1.2 billion since its founding nearly 70 years ago – LLS is committed to funding and recognizing female scientists, physicians, social workers and nurses, and encouraging young women to participate in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and pursue careers in the sciences. As part…

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‘Toxic’ Twitter is failing women by letting online violence thrive – new research

Twitter is failing to keep women safe from violence and abuse, Amnesty International said on 21 March, as it releases new evidence proving how ‘toxic’ the platform has become for women. In a new report, #ToxicTwitter – the result of interviews with more than 80 women, including politicians, journalists, and regular users across the UK and USA – Amnesty exposes how Twitter is failing to respect women’s rights, and warns the social media company that it must take concrete steps to improve how it identifies, addresses and prevents violence and…

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Far Right Hate Growing Online Says New Report

A new report by Hope Not Hate reveals that the while the membership of traditional neo-nazi groups is at its lowest in decades, there has been an increase in internet based networks, and a jump in the chances of far right terror attacks. Hope Not Hate have released their State Of Hate survey and published an overview by Nick Lowles, their Chief Executive, check out the overview below and check their page online: Right-wing terror threat as high as ever “The right-wing threat was not previously organised,” declared Mark Rowley, outgoing…

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March is Red Cross Month: Here’s How You Can Be a Hero to Someone in Need

March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross is asking people across the country to become a hero by giving blood, becoming a volunteer or making a donation to #help1family on Giving Day – March 28.   “The Red Cross is powered by our volunteer heroes who give of their time, talents and compassion to fulfill our vital humanitarian mission of preventing and alleviating human suffering,” said Gail McGovern, president and chief executive officer, American Red Cross. “They are people from your neighborhood who donate blood, who teach…

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