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World AIDS Day 2014

November 7, 2014 Posted by bodyandsoul
Monday 1st December … what springs to mind? Perhaps the start of crazy christmas month, christmas trees popping up in windows, radio stations blasting out christmas songs and novelty jumpers begin to appear… For Body & Soul, it marks the 1 day a year where HIV is guaranteed  a bit of the media spotlight. Its the perfect opportunity for schools to take advantage […]
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Thinking about identity

October 30, 2014 Posted by bodyandsoul
There’s a lot to learn from when we compare what life is like in each other’s shoes.  This week, Emily from Life in my Shoes ran a session with the adults group at Body & Soul thinking about identity. Members who attended the session were encouraged to explore their own individual identities through an exercise where they had […]
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Sex Education – It’s MY Right!

July 23, 2014 Posted by bodyandsoul
Are you aged 17 or under? Do you believe that all schools should teach sex and relationships education (SRE)? Life in my Shoes believes that every young person should have the right to comprehensive sex and relationships education at school. At the moment, this is not the case and as a result, young people are getting varying levels of SRE education which can lead […]
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Investing in HIV Education

July 16, 2014 Posted by bodyandsoul
Today’s report from the MAC AIDS Fund highlights a concerning trend among young people in the UK, but for once, it’s not because they’ve done something wrong! HIV education in school is simply not good enough. Three years ago, Life in my Shoes commissioned a report that demonstrated inconsistency around what’s being taught across schools and the urgent […]
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Welcome to the new site!

May 9, 2014 Posted by bodyandsoul
We’ve made a few changes to the website… Lots more resources, films, animations and games to enjoy and use. Excitingly our film Undefeated is also now available to watch online, so please share and enjoy! If you’re interested in using the resources, either for yourself or within a teaching setting, have a browse on the […]
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Life in my Shoes Education Resource Shortlisted for Sex Education Award

January 14, 2014 Posted by bodyandsoul
We’re really excited to be shortlisted for the Pamela Sheridan Sex and Relationships Education Award 2014.  The award recognises good practice in Sex Relationships Education for young people under 25 so we’re thrilled that our work in this area has been shortlisted. The Life in my Shoes resource  educates young people around HIV, dispelling myths and challenging stigma. […]
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If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

January 9, 2014 Posted by bodyandsoul
January is here!! As we gradually recover from the hectic festivities of the month gone by, we realise with sudden panic that we have a long stretch of a year ahead of us. And while we make our countless new year resolutions and weigh ourselves down with the  ”I shall…I will…I won’ts“, we often forget […]
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Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

December 6, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
Compassion. Integrity. Forgiveness. Heroism. Inspiration. Leadership. Courage. Freedom. Iconic. Determination. Triumph. Freedom. These are big words. They are words that you rarely hear in the right context these days. They are susceptible to overuse and perhaps their impact becomes lessened – that is, until you hear them used about someone truly worthy of them. These […]
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Life in my Shoes at Who Cares? Youth Gathering

October 22, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
On Wednesday 23rd October from 9-12.30pm, Life in my Shoes will be taking part in Youth Gathering Who Cares? at the Southbank Centre in London. Part of the Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference 2013, the event brings together scientists and change makers. Young people attending will be challenged to make up their minds about […]
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Life in my Shoes Team Highly Commended at Charity Times Awards

October 17, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
Last night, the Life in my Shoes Campaign Manager Emily headed off to the Lancaster Hotel, London for the Charity Times Awards to represent both LIMS and Body & Soul as we were nominated for TWO awards! We were really proud that LIMS had been nominated for the Campaign Team of the Year Award, especially […]
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