The Human Trafficking Foundation have launched an inquiry into modern slavery and human trafficking – and more specifically, unaccompanied and separated minors in Europe. Submissions must be made by 25 May 2017.
In April 2017, Age UK published a report (pdf) warning that the rising employment rate for older workers does not reflect how easy it is for them to stay in paid, secure work.
Support services for women are under threat from an unprecedented level of public spending cuts, with many organisations losing staff, reducing services or closing altogether.
In May 2017, the Women’s Resource Centre published their analysis of the impact of austerity on women’s voluntary and community organisations (pdf) across the UK.
The Children’s Commissioner for England published an April 2017 study (pdf) into children’s experiences of help-seeking and support after sexual abuse in a family environment.
Two years ago, the previous Committee of Public Accounts reported on the Department of Health’s efforts to move people with a learning disability out of mental health hospitals and into the community. In April 2017, the acting Committee published a report (pdf) on current local support.
The Government estimates that there are between 10,000 and 13,000 potential victims of modern slavery in the UK, originating from around the world and the UK itself.
Published in April 2017, this Work and Pensions Committee report (pdf) aims to develop stage two of the UK’s counter-slavery policy.
The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) published a report (pdf) on UK detention practice in April 2017.
The report reviewed the treatment of people in adult and youth prisons, police custody, and immigration detention; with a specific focus on in-patient adult psychiatry.
The King’s Fund published a report on the future of HIV services in England (pdf) in April 2017.
This report makes recommendations at local and national levels for planning and delivering HIV services on how best to develop those services over the next 5–10 years.
The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime have created a victim’s experience survey for online hate crime. This May 2017 survey aims to improve understanding of where, when and how hate crime happens in London.
The British Humanist Association (BHA) and Young Humanists published a comprehensive guide (pdf) for non-religious parents and young people in April 2017. It offers support and advice on how to navigate an education system subject to undue religious influence.