Children’s Commissioner for England annual report: Vulnerability Report 2018

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There are over 2 million children in England living in families with substantial complex needs, and that of these 1.6 million children have no established, recognised form of additional support.

This is from the 2018 annual report (pdf) from the Children’s Commissioner which explores the assets, resources and competencies of vulnerable children, with a particular focus on children with experience of domestic violence.

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Women’s Budget Group report: The Female Face of Poverty

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Poverty is gendered. Women in the UK are slightly more likely to live in poverty than men when this is measured on the usual household basis (21% of adult women, compared to 19% of adult men in 2016-17).

This is from the July 2018 report (pdf) from the Women’s Budget Group  on the causes of poverty among women and the consequences that poverty has on women’s lives.

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Women and Equalities Committee report: Older Workers Failed by Weak Enforcement of Age Discrimination

The talents of more than a million people aged over 50 who want to work are being wasted because of discrimination, bias and outdated employment practices.

This is according to a July 2018 report by the Women and Equalities Committee on older people and discrimination.

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