Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy white paper: Industrial Strategy – Building a Britain Fit for the Future

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have published a white paper on the industrial strategy (pdf), in November 2017.

This paper sets out a long-term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the UK.

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Department for Education and Government Equalities Office report: Gender Pay Gap – Employers’ Action and Understanding

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The Department for Education and the Government Equalities Office have published a November 2017 report on the gender pay gap (GPG).

This research (pdf) looks at how employers understand the gender pay gap and what actions they are taking to close it.

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Sisters For Change report: Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection – Public Authority Responses to Violence Against Black and Minority Ethnic Women in England

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BME and refugee women are 3 times more likely to commit suicide than other women in the UK, says a November 2017 from Sisters For Change.

Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection (pdf) assesses how the UK Government and public authorities – both centrally and locally – are responding to violence against BME women in England.

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Asylum Aid and NatCen report: Through Her Eyes – Enabling Women’s Best Evidence in UK Asylum Appeals

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When women flee human rights abuses and seek protection in another country, they are dependent on an asylum process that may not take account of their experiences as women.

This is from a November 2017 report (pdf) from Asylum Aid and NatCen, which explores how women seeking asylum navigate the appeals process.

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