Posts Tagged ‘ Wales ’

Citizens Advice Cymru report: ‘Work and health in Wales’

February 22, 2017
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Citizens Advice Cymru published a report, 'Work and health in Wales', in February 2017. The report says that people of working age with disabilities or long term health conditions are also much less likely to be in work than those without disabilities or health conditions.
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CAB vacancy: Senior Policy Researcher

February 20, 2017
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The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is recruiting a Senior Policy Researcher on a permanent basis in Cardiff, Wales. Applications close on 24 February 2017.
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Welsh Government consultation on Violence Against Women strategy

August 31, 2016
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The Welsh Government's consultation on a National Strategy on Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence closed on 10 October 2016.
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Equality and Human Rights Exchange Regional Events in Wales – September 2016

August 18, 2016

The Equality and Human Rights Exchange will be holding events in Wales in September 2016. These events will provide an opportunity to find out about the Equality and Human Rights Commission's current work, to participate in a session on the links between attitudes and behaviours, and to network with colleagues across sectors.
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Equality and Human Rights Commission – Is Britain Fairer?

March 18, 2016
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The most comprehensive review ever carried out on progress towards greater equality and human rights protection in Britain was published in October 2015. Further reviews for Wales, Scotland, and England have also been published.
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Welsh Government consultation on mental health

February 16, 2016
Welsh Assembly Government

In January 2016, the Welsh Government launched its 'Consultation on Together for Mental Health – Delivery Plan 2016 – 2019'. The consultation closed on 4 April 2016.
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All Wales Hate Crime Research Project: Research Overview & Executive

January 7, 2016

The report of the All Wales Hate Crime Research Project was published in 2013.
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Welsh Women’s Aid calls for no cuts to refuge services across Wales

November 30, 2015
Welsh Womens Aid

In November 2015, Welsh Women’s Aid called for lifesaving refuge services’ funding in Wales to be protected by government and public authorities.
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Welsh Assembly report on ‘Employment Opportunities for People over 50’

October 25, 2015
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In July 2015, the National Assembly for Wales published 'Employment Opportunities for People over 50'.
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JRF research on poverty and social exclusion in Wales

October 2, 2015
Joseph Rowntree Foundation

'Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion in Wales' was published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in September 2015.
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Inquiry into poverty and inequality in Wales

June 29, 2015
Welsh Assembly

In June 2015, the National Assembly for Wales published 'Inquiry into Poverty in Wales: Poverty and Inequality'.
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Posted in: Consultations, Research and reports

Bevan Foundation paper: ‘Rethinking poverty’

December 1, 2014
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The paper, by Victoria Winckler with Michael Trickey, argues that public policy in Wales needs to be clear what it means by poverty.
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Review of the Public Sector Equality Duty in Wales

June 2, 2014
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In 2014, the EHRC in Wales published a research report and monitoring reports showing the extent of progress in relation to the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED).
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Posted in: Equality Duty - Research and Reports, Research and reports

Equality and Human Rights Commission-Welsh Government Concordat

April 7, 2014
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In March 2014, the EHRC and the Welsh Government signed a Concordat that sets out an agreed approach for an effective relationship between the two organisations.
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EHRC report: ‘Who Runs Wales?’

March 13, 2014
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This report 'paints a stark picture of Wales. One that shows women are largely missing from the decision-making tables across most areas of our daily life'.
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Welsh government review of health inequalities

March 12, 2014
Welsh Assembly Government

'Review of Evidence of Inequalities in Access to Health Services in Wales and the UK: Gender, Gender Reassignment, and Sexual Identity' was published in February 2014.
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Welsh Government initiative on rights for older people

December 18, 2013
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On Human Rights Day 2013, The Welsh Government announced its plans for a public consultation on proposals for a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.
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Report on the relationship between poverty and ethnicity in Wales

October 3, 2013
Joseph Rowntree Foundation

A Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) study published in October 2013 focuses on the experiences of people in Wales from five ethnic groups – Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Polish, Somali and white British/Welsh.
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Report on the future of equality and human rights in Wales

September 11, 2013
Welsh Assembly

Following a short inquiry, the National Assembly for Wales published 'The future of equality and human rights in Wales' in August 2013.
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Posted in: Equality Duty - Research and Reports, Research and reports

Report on ‘Understanding who commits hate crime and why they do it’

July 29, 2013
Welsh Assembly Government

'Understanding who commits hate crime and why they do it' was commissioned by the Welsh Government and published in July 2013.
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Welsh ministerial pledge on equality impact assessments

June 10, 2013
Welsh Assembly Government

In May 2013, Communities Minister Huw Lewis pledged that the Welsh Government will not follow England in dropping the commitment to assess the impact that policies have on different groups.
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Posted in: Equality Duty - Guidance – Government, Equality Duty - Law – Wales, Policy and law

Welsh Equalities Minister reaffirms commitment to Equality Impact Assessments in Wales

December 20, 2012
Welsh Assembly Government

On 22 November 2012, the Welsh Equalities Minister confirmed that the Welsh Public Sector will continue to carry out Equality Impact Assessments when developing its policies.
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EHRC review and programme for equality and human rights in Wales

November 29, 2012
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'Securing a strong equality and human rights agenda. Wales review 2011/12. Wales programme 2012/13' was published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in November 2012.
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EHRC: Public sector equality duty in Wales

November 13, 2012
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) website contains a section setting out the Commission's approach to the public sector equality duty in Wales.
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Posted in: Equality Duty - Guidance – Equality and Human Rights Commission, Training and guidance

Lecture: What are the key human rights challenges in Wales?

November 8, 2012
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The Equality & Human Rights Commission in Wales held its 3rd annual human rights lecture, given by Baroness Nuala O'Loan DBE, on 2 October 2012.
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Welsh Women’s Aid: ‘The Hidden Face of Gender Inequality’

August 8, 2012
Welsh Womens Aid

'The Hidden Face of Gender Inequality' from Welsh Women's Aid shows how to use equality objectives to prevent violence against women.
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Report on Disability Equality Duty in Wales

January 3, 2012
Welsh Assembly Government

In December 2011, the Welsh Government published the 'Welsh Ministers Report on the implementation of the Disability Equality Duty'.
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Posted in: Equality Duty - Material on the race, gender and disability duties, Research and reports