Here’s our response.
‘We live in unequal societies but inequality is not inevitable. It is the product of government decisions, actions and omissions that ignore human rights laws and principles’.
This is according to a September 2017 concept note by Just Fair. The paper aims to explain why we should take inequality seriously, if we care about human rights.
Young women are consistently more likely than young men to encounter money problems, workplace discrimination, health problems and low confidence.
This is according to the Young Women’s Trust Annual Survey 2017, in September 2017.
The justice system is in crisis.
This is according to the final report by the Bach Commission, in September 2017.
The Women and Equalities Select Committee (WEC) is continuing an inquiry into the inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.
Starting in September 2017, WEC is taking forward the evidence it received before the General Election.
This briefing considers the effect of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (the Bill) and the risks and opportunities it presents to equality and human rights law. It outlines areas where the EDF proposes to support amendments to the Bill which aim to achieve our policy objectives.
Uncertain or irregular immigration status is a known barrier to reporting abuse and a method of control used by exploiters.
This is according to an August 2017 position paper from the Exploitation Advisory Group.
Trans people face a range of barriers when accessing most mainstream health services and often avoid accessing services at all.
This is according to a September 2017 report by the LGBT Foundation’s Trans Programme.
The NHS England should update their data monitoring systems, as a matter of urgency, to include Gypsy and Irish Traveller categories, as per the 2011 Census.
This is one of the recommendations from the Traveller Movement’s report (pdf), in September 2017.
Young Muslims from poorer backgrounds experience lack of access to networks, contacts and resources.
This is according to a September 2017 report (pdf) from the Social Mobility Commission.