Honor-Based Violence

Honor-Based Violence

Honor-based violence (HBV) is a form of domestic abuse with the aim to protect or defend the honour of the family or community. It is a crime in the UK and is prevalent in countries (or within communities from countries) such as Turkey, Kurdistan, Afghanistan, South...
Equality and Diversity Newsletter – March 2019

Equality and Diversity Newsletter – March 2019

Equality and Diversity in the news The latest Women in Work index shows that the UK is improving gender equality in the workplace and it is now ranked 13th out of 33 countries. This is a 4-place improvement since 2000. If the UK were able to match Sweden’s level of...
Chinese New Year 2019

Chinese New Year 2019

Today marks Chinese New Year, celebrated by over 20% of the world’s population. The holiday marks the coming of Spring, bringing with it new beginnings, fresh starts, and crops. Traditionally, it is a ceremonial day to pray to gods for good luck and a good...
Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas 2018

With Christmas just around the corner, Showcase would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy new year! This year has been full of exciting changes and achievements for us and our learners, and we are really looking forward to what 2019 brings. In...
World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

Today, 10th October, marks World Mental Health Day, highlighting global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. First celebrated in 1992, the World Federation for Mental Health champion the day, spreading awareness via its vast number of...