Lynne Featherstone

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 16th, 2013
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Today I met a future doctor, accountant and engineer. They were all 13 year old girls. The aspirations of these Ethiopian girls is heartening. The engineer says she wants to train to help “build up her country”. I wouldn’t bet against her doing just that. And the UK Department for I...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 15th, 2013
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Published in The Guardian Your report (Report, 10 January) accusing the government of funding the Liyu police force is misleading. Not a penny of British money will go to the Liyu force. We take human rights extremely seriously and recognise that reform of the special police is critical for achieving...
By benim
In Europe
Feb 13th, 2011
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Same sex couples could soon have the option of marrying in a church if proposals are approved by the House of Commons. Civil partnership ceremonies are currently banned in places of worship. Lynne Featherstone, the Liberal Democrat Equalities Minister, is to detail an overhaul of the law that would a...