‘The state may infringe the right to life not only because of what it has done but also what it has failed to do.’
This is according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in their August 2018 policy briefing on Grenfell and the right to life.
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One in three people in Scotland live in homes that do not meet the Living Home Standard.
This is according to an August 2018 report by Ipsos MORI on behalf of Shelter Scotland on the Living Home Standard in Scotland.
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Childhood school and neighborhood deprivation is negatively associated with adolescents’ school performance, aspirations and expectations for their future.
This is the key finding from the August 2018 working paper by the LSE International Inequalities Institute on adolescents’ futures in relation to their socioeconomic background.
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‘Human rights activists, and anyone concerned with the protection of civil liberties and fundamental rights within UK law and policy, will need to be vigilant in the post-Brexit era.’
Colm O’Cinneide, UCL has written a February 2018 paper on Brexit and Human Rights for the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
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The House of Commons Library has published an August 2018 briefing paper on social care, in relation to the forthcoming Green Paper on older people and parallel programme.
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Date: 17 November 2018
Time: 9:15am – 5pm
Location: London Southbank University, 103 Borough Rd, London, SE1 0AA
Cost: £22 / £35 for Fawcett Members / Non-members (concessions available)
The Fawcett Society is inviting you to their annual conference. The day will include panel discussions, interactive breakout sessions.
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Child Rights Alliance England (CRAE) have opened a call for evidence ahead of their flagship annual publication on the state of children’s rights in England.
They are looking for input to help make the report credible, relevant and change-focused. The deadline is 14 September 2018
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‘Under Universal Credit, claimants living with domestic abuse can face seeing their entire monthly income—including money meant for their children— go into their abusive partner’s account.’
The Work and Pensions Committee have published an August 2018 report on Universal Credit and domestic abuse.
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