Turn a blind eye, and every one of the other 30 Articles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will be breached too.
Building on May’s legacy will mean grinding, attritional work – which the hard left and extremist parties are neither interested in nor capable of doing.
Parity is important because it sends a message that we believe in the equality that our women and men are working to protect in conflict zones.
The UK could set a lead by announcing that it will dedicate a fixed or minimum percentage of the aid budget to fighting sexual and gender based violence.
I left feeling proud that as a UK taxpayer my money is being put to such good use, but we mustn’t pat ourselves on the back just yet. Our work is not done.
40 million people are currently in urgent need of food assistance. The G7 summit at the end of May has an opportunity to act.
Her speech yesterday sought to turn a weakness into a strength- by projecting Britain as a globally-engaged, progressive, aid-friendly country.
“Let us renew the relationship that can lead the world towards the promise of freedom and prosperity marked out by those ordinary citizens 240 years ago.”
An increase in refugees should be mirrored by a reduction in other migration. This won’t happen – and the Government is showing that it buckles under pressure.
In 2005, the then 15 members of the European Union agreed to reach a 0.7 per cent aid target by 2015. Apart from us only four EU countries have actually delivered.
Search and rescue operations must be resumed to help prevent further horrors like those we’ve seen this week.
An exercise in demolition.