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Women and Equalities Committee inquiry on ensuring strong equalities legislation after EU exit

November 23, 2016
HousesofParliament

The Women and Equalities Select Committee launched an inquiry into ensuring strong equalities legislation following EU exit in October 2016. The deadline for submissions was Wednesday 9 November 2016. The Equality and Diversity Forum made a written submission. Other submissions can be seen on the Committee website.
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Lammy Review of BAME representation in the Criminal Justice System – emerging findings published

November 23, 2016
gov.uk

The Lammy Review into BAME representation in the criminal justice system has launched its call for evidence. The review will look at the way the CJS deals with young people and adults from BAME backgrounds. The review published an interim report in November 2016.
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Government work, disability and health green paper and consultation

November 23, 2016
gov.uk

The Government published a green paper, 'Improving Lives', on work, disability and health in October 2016. The Government also launched an open consultation seeking views on what it will take to transform employment prospects for disabled people and people with long-term health conditions. The consultation is open until 17 February 2017.
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Posted in: Consultations, eNewsletter, Policy and law

Women and Equalities Committee review of equalities analysis and the 2015 Spending Review and Autumn Statement

November 23, 2016
HousesofParliament

The Women and Equalities Select Committee published a report on equalities impact assessments around the 2015 Spending Review and Autumn Statement in November 2016.
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Posted in: eNewsletter, Home, Research and reports

Scottish Parliament Information Centre briefing on Brexit, equalities and human rights

November 23, 2016
Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament Information Centre published a briefing on the impact of Brexit on equalities and human rights in October 2016. The briefing considers the impact Brexit will have on equalities and human rights. The focus is on legislation which has a basis in EU law, the protections currently offered, and what this could mean in the future.
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Posted in: Briefings and leaflets, eNewsletter, Equality and Europe

Social Mobility Commission State of the Nation report for 2016

November 23, 2016
gov.uk

The Social Mobility Commission published its State of the Nation report and executive summary for 2016 in November 2016. The report assesses the progress that Great Britain has made towards improving social mobility.
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IPPR Commission on Economic Justice

November 23, 2016
Institute for Public Policy Research IPPR

The Institute for Public Policy Research launched a Commission on Economic Justice in November 2016. The Commission will last for two years, publishing its final report in autumn 2018.
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NatCen and UNISON research on implications of reductions to public sending on LGBT people and services

November 23, 2016
NatCen

NatCen Social Research published research, commissioned by UNISON, into the implications of public spending reductions on LGBT people and services in November 2016.
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Universities UK report examining violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students

November 23, 2016
Universities UK

In October 2016 a Universities UK taskforce published its report, 'Changing the culture', examining violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students.
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Leonard Cheshire Disability report: The State of Social Care in Great Britain 2016

November 23, 2016
Leonard Cheshire Disability

Leonard Cheshire Disability published a report, 'The State of Social Care in Great Britain 2016', in November 2016. The report looks at the state of social care in Britain today and how a crisis in social care is impacting on the lives of disabled people across the country.
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World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2016

November 23, 2016

The World Economic Forum published its Global Gender Gap Report 2016 in November 2016. The report places the UK as 20th out of 144 countries.
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European Network on Statelessness campaign infographic: #StatelessKids

November 23, 2016

The European Network on Statelessness published its second #StatelessKids campaign infographic in November 2016. It explains how children get their nationality, why they become stateless and what states need to do to end childhood statelessness.
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Posted in: Campaigns and projects, eNewsletter, Online resources

Homeless Link resource: Migrant Destitution Toolkit

November 23, 2016

Homeless Link launched a Migrant Destitution Toolkit in November 2016. The toolkit offers practical support to improve pathways out of destitution for destitute migrants.
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Posted in: eNewsletter, Online resources, Training and guidance

Acas guidance on marriage and civil partnership discrimination

November 23, 2016
ACAS

Acas published guidance on marriage and civil partnership discrimination in November 2016.
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Just Fair events on economic and social rights – November and December 2016

November 23, 2016
Just Fair

Just Fair is hosting two events on economic social rights in November and December 2016 in Brighton and London.
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Working Families Manchester breakfast briefing on fathers and care – 6 December 2016

November 23, 2016
Working Families

Working Families is hosting a breakfast briefing, 'Fathers and Care – are the odds stacked against them?'. The briefing will take place on Tuesday 6 December 2016 from 9.30 to 11.30 am (with registration from 9.00 am), at RBS, 1 Spinningfields Square, Manchester M3 3AP.
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MS Society employer breakfast roundtables on overcoming challenges of employing people with MS – December 2016

November 23, 2016
MS Society

The MS Society is hosting two employer breakfast roundtables on overcoming the challenges of employing people with MS, on Tuesday 13 December and Thursday 15 December, both from 8.00 to 10.00 am.
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Equally Ours strategic communications workshop for London based organisations – 3 February 2017

November 23, 2016
Equally-Ours

Equally Ours is holding a strategic communications workshop for London-based organisations. Two new dates have been added to take the training. These will take place on 12 January and 3 February 2017 at the Trust for London offices in London. The January workshop is now full but spaces are available for the February workshop.
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Posted in: EDF Resources, eNewsletter, Events, Home

LSE International Inequalities Institute vacancy: Academic Director for the Atlantic Fellows programme

November 23, 2016
London School of Economics LSE

The London School of Economics and Political Science is recruiting for the position of Academic Director of the newly established Atlantic Fellows programme. The deadline for applications is Tuesday 31 January 2017.
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EHRC tendering opportunity on prejudice and unlawful behaviour

November 23, 2016
EHRC

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is tendering for a supplier(s) to evaluate promising approaches designed to tackle prejudice, discrimination, identity-based harassment or violence. They are also tendering for a supplier(s) to develop guidance and training so that organisations can assess the impact of their work on these issues.
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