Our Equality and Human Rights Framework: Learning Programme in East Midlands – October and November 2018 (Nottingham)

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Date:  11 October and 8 November 2018
Location: Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service, 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FB
Cost Free with a £50 refundable deposit

We are running a series of regional workshops for the voluntary and community sector based on our digital tool, the Equality and Human Rights Framework.

This resource aims to help you use equality and human rights more effectively within your organisation.

We’re looking for people at voluntary and community organisations in the East Midlands to register for our Framework learning programme. These workshops will support you to embed equality and human rights into your organisation in order to strengthen your core aims, and improve outcomes for the people you support.

The deadline for registration is  9 October 2018.

Travel bursaries are available on a needs basis.

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All-Party Parliamentary Group on Domestic Violence and Abuse report: Creating a Truly Transformative Domestic Abuse Bill

Breaking down the specific barriers faced by Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) women must be central to the bill.

This is from the September 2018 report (pdf) from the APPG on Domestic Violence and Abuse which makes key recommendations for the Government on issues to cover in forthcoming Domestic Abuse Bill

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SafeLives report: Free to be Safe

Our data shows that where non-LGBT+ services are engaging with
LGBT+ people, there is a bias towards female bisexual women who have
experienced abuse from a male partner.

This is according to the SafeLives’ September 2018 report which highlights the experiences of LGBT+ victims and survivors of domestic abuse, and what needs to change so that every survivor gets the support they need.

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Scottish Refugee Council, Refugee Council and UNHCR UK report: A Journey Towards Safety

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We recommend that the Ministry of Justice lift restrictions on legal aid in England and Wales for beneficiaries of international protection seeking family reunion.

This is one of the key recommendations from the Refugee Council, UNHCR UK and Scottish Refugee Council report (pdf) on the experiences of men and women granted refugee protection in the UK.

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Runnymede Trust research opportunity: Workforce Integration Research in London (Black Young Men)

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Labour market statistics show that a higher proportion of young black men now have degrees compared to 20 years ago, but they are still more likely to experience unemployment and/or underemployment compared to young men from other ethnic groups.

The Greater London Authority have commissioned the Runnymede Trust to  fully understand the extent of the problem, to make employers more aware of it and support young black men and employers with potential solutions.

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Business in the Community report: Equal Lives

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83% of men with caring responsibilities believe that organisations should provide considerable support for employees who look after children or dependent adults, but only 43% believe their employer does this.

This is from the September 2018 report (pdf) from Business in the Community, in partnership with Santander, on the roles of women and men in caring responsibilities.

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