We all want to live in a fair and decent society. As we move towards leaving the EU, we need to make the most of every opportunity to strengthen the UK’s ability to deliver equality, human rights and prosperity for all.
Our February 2018 report, Shared Prosperity, Shared Rights (pdf), makes the case for an effective replacement of EU funding that supports equality and human rights. Continue reading “EDF report: Shared Prosperity, Shared Rights – Replacing EU Funding for Equality and Human Rights After Brexit”
As one of the major challenges facing us today…we need to know everything we can about the scale, causes, and consequences of modern slavery, and strategies to combat it.
This is from the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland OBE.
In partnership with the University of Nottingham Rights Lab, Kevin Hyland has released an April 2018 report (pdf) on modern slavery.
Continue reading “Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner and Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham report: Modern Slavery – The UK picture”
The Work and Pensions Committee have launched an April 2018 inquiry into benefit sanctions. The deadline for written submissions is 25 May 2018.
Continue reading “Work and Pensions Committee inquiry: Benefit sanctions”
‘Foodbanks have seen a 30% increase in food parcels given in areas of Universal Credit roll-out.’
This is according to the April 2018 report (pdf) by The Trussell Trust on the Universal Credit and the use of foodbanks.
Continue reading “The Trussell Trust report: Left Behind – Is Universal Credit Truly Universal?”
The British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) are recruiting a Human Rights Officer on a 6 month fixed-term contract, in London. Applications close on 22 May 2018.
Continue reading “British Institute for Human Rights vacancy: Human Rights Officer”
Citizens Advice are recruiting a Head of Policy and Campaigns in Cardiff, on a 12 month fixed-term contract until June/July 2019. Applications close on 16 May 2018.
Continue reading “Citizens Advice vacancy: Head of Policy and Campaigns – Wales”