Should Human Rights Top the Social Work Agenda

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What have Britain's exit from the EU and the election of Donald Trump as US President got to do with social work?

Subject

Brigid Featherstone, social work professor at the University of Huddersfield, agrees that the curriculum should have more to say on human rights, which have been ignored at the cost of rampant inequalities in health and wealth.

Period24 May 2017

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  • TitleShould human rights top the social work agenda?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Guardian
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date24/05/17
    DescriptionWhat have Britain’s exit from the EU and the election of Donald Trump as US president got to do with social work? A great deal, according to Ruth Allen, chief executive of the British Association of Social Workers, who believes the rise of populism, nationalism and anti-immigrant sentiment is a golden opportunity for social work to find its voice.
    URLhttps://uk.news.yahoo.com/human-rights-top-social-agenda-083032679.html
    PersonsBrid Featherstone