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Domestic Violence Happens Online

Domestic violence. It is happening all the time and in every country all over the world. It’s a common misconception that domestic violence is physical, like punching, kicking and slapping, that happens in the home. Even some dictionaries describe it as such. However, domestic violence exists outside of these parameters. Emotional violence, like verbal attacks […]

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The Murder Of Anne Maguire

For me, teachers have this air of immortality about them. If they can handle teens, while passing on knowledge and skills to prepare us for the world, then what can’t they handle? They give their lives to the development of the next generation. But on Tuesday 29th of April I was wrong. It’s clear that […]

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Escaping Gangs With Business

Young people and gang culture have gone hand-in-hand for centuries. In order to create a beneficial and harmonious society we need to strive to combat the problem, no matter how insurmountable it seems. There needs to be solutions that not only prevent young people from becoming trapped in the cycle of crime and prison, but […]

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The Great ‘Fit To Work’ Scandal

As a young person with learning difficulties I’ve been following the recent news about the ‘fit to work’ tests. The government, specifically Iain Duncan Smith, first appointed a French company called Atos to carry out new tests in 2010. The aim was to reduce the number of people on sickness benefit. It wasn’t long before […]

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A Hazy Future For Our Health

Last week, record levels of smog hovering over London and the southeast of England raised many health and environmental concerns. Pollution levels last Thursday reached 10, meaning ‘Very High,’ on the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs pollution scale. 10 is the highest. Dust from the Sahara, smog clouds from mainland Europe, and changing […]

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Beginning The Journey

The history of the United States is riddled with violence and oppression. However, living under these conditions galvanized individuals to rise above the conventions of society and inspire others to join together to fight for their human rights. When thinking of this struggle, the US Civil Rights Movement is at the forefront, but social inequality […]

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Films

Exposure is proud to release its latest short film, Lonely Minds

Sexual health vox pop

A short vox pop video and improvised spoken word poem