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PodMag December 2016

Updated Wednesday, 21st December 2016
PodMag is the monthly update of news, views and interviews from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Arts (FASS) at The Open University.

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In this edition of the PodMag, the theme is human rights. You may be aware that December 10 is Human Rights Day, which calls upon everyone to stand up for someone’s rights – whether that’s defending the rights of a refugee, a woman, a child, an LGBT person, indigenous peoples, or anyone at risk of discrimination or violence. Karen talks to Meg-John Barker on gender and sexuality and Marie Gillespie on child refugees.

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This blog post is part of Society Matters. The blog seeks to inform, stimulate and challenge our understanding of this changing world and of our humbling role within it.
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