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IN People ON 03 Jul, 2016
If you are wearing a simple shirt or suit, you can heighten your appeal by having an accessory that would show more color or vibrancy. But are all accessories simply placed to make you look better? No. Some items are used because people are trying to send an incredibly powerful message.
So why are people suddenly wearing safety pins in the United Kingdom? Check out the story here.
People might think that this is somehow related to punk rockers and whatever music they're about to release, but the reason is more significant.
Everyone was completely surprised as nobody really imagined that the UK actually had enough people who wanted to live in the EU.
For one, there has been a whopping 57 percent rise in the number of reported cases of xenophobic abuse, as noted by the National Police Chief's Council.
Whether it was physical abuse or a verbal incident, people took to social media to provide alleged evidence of what was going on in the United Kingdom.
He said that even if they are ethnic minorities in the UK, these people should not be abused because they have also contributed greatly to the country.
Because of what she saw online, she realized that people should help in their own little ways.
This safety pin means that the person wearing it is someone who is an ally of ethnic minorities.
People from the UK, who were wearing safety pins, meant that immigrants could approach them without the fear of being harmed or discriminated against.
For one, it was easy to buy, and everyone basically had one already. Moreover, there are no words or political text involved. It's just a simple sign that a person is not xenophobic.
Still, in a country that has been divided, this action could just help people realize that kindness does not have to be so hard to show.