Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the LSE, School of Law, Politics and Sociology at the University of Sussex and EDF Research Network: The Power of Measurement: Equality Audits and Frameworks – 12 June 2018

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Date:  12 June 2018
Location: Room KSW1.04, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
Time: 14:00 –  16:30
Cost: Free

How well are the tools now available working in improving our understanding of inequalities? How could they be improved?

The Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the LSE along with the School of Law, Politics and Sociology at the University of Sussex and our research network invite you to a seminar on equality audits and frameworks.

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Equality Impact Investing blog: Social Investment – Is it Perpetuating or Challenging Inequality and Discrimination?

Owen Dowsett from the Dartington Hall Trust’s Centre for Social Justice Innovation published a March 2018 blog on the Equality Impact Investing (EII) Project.

This project aims to better understand and improve the extent to which the UK social investment sector is tackling discrimination and advancing equality and human rights.

EDF are contributing to the development of this important project.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission report: Turning the Tables – Ending Sexual Harassment at Work

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‘Too many people are being silenced by toxic workplace cultures’, says  a March 2018 report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Turning the Tables (PDF) looks at how sexual harassment is dealt with by employers, and uses the evidence from individuals who have experienced sexual harassment at work to recommend improvements.

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government green paper: Integrated Communities Strategy

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We need to build the capacity of our leaders to promote and achieve integration outcomes. Do you agree?

This is from the Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper (PDF), produced by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), in March 2018.

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European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless report: Third Overview of Housing Exclusion in Europe 2018

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The profiles of homeless people are changing, with children becoming the largest group of people in emergency shelters as a result of a deterioration in the living conditions of extremely vulnerable families.

This from the March 2018 annual report (PDF) from the European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless (FEANTSA)

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Migrant Rights Network guidance: Know Your Rights

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As part of the School Census, schools are now required by the Department for Education to collect the nationality and country of birth of children aged 5 – 19.

This is from the March 2018 guidance from the Migrant Rights Network which aims to help migrants understand their rights and how to assert them in 8 key areas of everyday life.

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