Wednesday, July 17The Voice of London

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The Body Language of “NO”

The Body Language of “NO”

Society
Misinterpretations, 'grey-areas', and the line between flirtation and harassment are key in the current public discussion that accompanies the bustling #MeToo Campaign. The wisdom of body-language and the psychology of behaviour may assist us in reducing the scale of future "MeToo" stories to come.  An alarming survey published by the BBC earlier this morning, October 25th, has revealed that half of British women and a fifth of men have been sexually harassed at their workplace or educational institutions, throughout their lives. Some 2,000 people were taking part in the live survey, which has been conducted by BBC Radio 5. Worryingly, as to the BBC, 63% of the female victims have claimed they didn’t report the incidents to anyone, and neither did 79% of the male victims. This mo
An investigation into self-help books: Does it advise with mental health illnesses?

An investigation into self-help books: Does it advise with mental health illnesses?

Investigations
Reporter: Lateefa Farah   Sub-Editor: Gabby Espinet In my previous article, Do Self-Help Books really Help, we came to the conclusion it was a source of useful words and phrases that would stick to us like quotes, but never really take part in our lives. Since the rise of self-help books have become so popular, I thought it would be extremely important to investigate whether or not it can help someone with mental health illness. According to the BBC, the NHS recently installed a program within their Mental Health sector where they have started to prescribe self help books for patients who have depression, and anxiety. It is noted that there are many more mental health illnesses, but these two seem to be the most popular amongst requested self-help books. Although, the real question is
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