SafeLives report: Free to be Safe

Our data shows that where non-LGBT+ services are engaging with
LGBT+ people, there is a bias towards female bisexual women who have
experienced abuse from a male partner.

This is according to SafeLives’ August 2018 report which highlights the experiences of LGBT+ victims and survivors of domestic abuse, and what needs to change so that every survivor gets the support they need. 

Equality and Human Rights Commission report: The Impact of LASPO on Routes to Justice

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The main barriers to justice are the high cost of legal representation, the difficulty of navigating the tribunal process without support and a low level of knowledge about employment rights.

This is according to the September 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission on the impact of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), since it came into force in 2013.

Scope report: Independent. Confident. Connected

We feel Government action is needed to change attitudes towards disability. The inter-ministerial disability strategy group should have a clearly defined objective to improve attitudes towards disabled people.

This is from the August 2018 report (pdf) from Scope which brings together findings from three pieces of research with disabled people from across the country.