Goldsmiths, University of London report: Recognise, Report, Resolve Hatred Against Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities

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Only 20% (23 of 115) of those reporting incidents to Report Racism GRT had also reported the incident to the police.

This is according to the June 2018 report from Goldsmiths, University of London. This report is based on the findings from the Report Racism GRT website and analyses the cases of hate incidents and discrimination crime towards Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities.

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government press release: Secretary of State for Communities Confirms Social Housing Investment Boost

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As part of the drive to build the homes communities need, the Secretary of State for Communities has announced a multi-billion pound boost to social housing across England.

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Young Women’s Trust report: Equality at work? Positive Action in Gender Segregated Apprenticeships

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Positive Action is being chronically under-utilised, which in turn is acting as a barrier to addressing the under-representation of women in key sectors within apprenticeships and beyond.

This is according to the June 2018 report (pdf) from the Young Women’s Trust (YWT) on the attitudes towards, and use of positive action in relation to apprenticeships aimed at addressing gender inequality in the construction, engineering and ICT sectors in England.

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Runnymede Trust and gal-dem: ‘Votes for Who?’ Intersectional Suffrage and Struggle – 26 June 2018

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Date: 26 June 2018
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Location: International Anthony Burgess Foundation, 3 Cambridge St, Manchester M1 5BY

Join the Runnymede Trust and gal-dem as they tackle intersectional suffrage and explore the untold story of the Suffragette movement in Britain.

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Women and Equalities Committee report: The Role of Minister for Women and Equalities and the Place of GEO in Government

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The rate of change in the positions of the Minister for Women and Equalities and the Government Equalities Office (GEO) is unsatisfactory and unsustainable. It is a source of disruption and confusion, both within the Civil Service and among stakeholders.

This is from the June 2018 report (pdf) from the Women and Equalities Committee on the role of Minister for Women and Equalities and the place of GEO in government.

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Trades Union Congress report: Disability Employment and Pay Gaps 2018

Employers must do more to meet their Equality Act obligations to put in place reasonable adjustments for disabled workers.

This is from the May 2018 report (pdf) from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) which looks at the disability pay gap and the difference between the average hourly pay of disabled and non-disabled people.

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