Drug Problems
Mar
15
6:30 PM18:30

Drug Problems

  • St John's Hall-Princes Street(Venue 127), EH2 KBJ- (map)
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At least 85 million adult Europeans have used an illicit drug at some point in their lives, representing around a quarter of Europe’s adult population according to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.  We explore supply and demand, addiction and rehabilitation in the UK and Ireland. 

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Sex Industry
Mar
15
3:00 PM15:00

Sex Industry

One in 10 British men has visited a prostitute according the Independent with 80,000 sex workers providing services to meet market demand.   We look explore the realities of life as a sex worker across the world.  Are they victims forced in to sexual exploitation or can it be a considered career choice? 

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Gender Issues
Mar
15
12:00 PM12:00

Gender Issues

  • Discover 21, Studio G21, St Margaret’s House (map)
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According to the Scottish Government 'there were 60,080 incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police in Scotland in 2012-13.  Incidents with a female victim and a male perpetrator represented 80% (45,916) of all domestic abuse incidents in 2012-13. The percentage of domestic abuse incidents with a male victim and female perpetrator represented 17% (9,946) of all domestic abuse incidents in 2011-12.'  We explore how gender issues turn into violence on a global scale.

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LGBT
Mar
13
6:30 PM18:30

LGBT

Same-sex marriage is now legal in seventeen countries accross the world.  Yet, according to Stonewall two thirds of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people in Scotland alone have been verbally abused, a third have been physically attacked.  We exlore how the challengest that the LGBT community face across the globe.

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