Our legal system is failing women and needs fundamental reform, finds a January 2018 report from the Fawcett Society.
The Scottish Government, COSLA and the Scottish Refugee Council have launched a strategy to support refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland’s communities.
New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy (pdf), published in January 2018, aims to coordinate the efforts of organisations involved in supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
‘Integration is immensely important but is not embedded in immigration policy’ says a January 2018 report (pdf) from the Home Affairs Committee.
This report sets out five key areas, where they believe reforms are needed to build consent around a fair, principled and effective immigration policy in the UK.
The UK should act upon the UN Committee’s recommendations, and this should be done with the full involvement of disabled people and their organisations.
This is from the EHRC’s January 2018 report on the UK’s work on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
‘People in Scotland have become more critical of the way that both the UK government and the EU are handling Brexit’ says a January 2018 report (pdf) from NatCen and UK in a Changing Europe.
In this report, Sir John Curtice highlights what Scotland is making of Brexit.
‘Social integration is a two-way process’, says the Chair of the British Academy project, Professor Anthony Heath CBE FBA.
This is from the December 2017 report from the British Academy on promoting social integration in the UK.
‘No community left behind’, this is from the government’s national plan to support children and young people to reach their full potential and local opportunity area plans, in December 2017.
The Government has responded to the review of Black, Asian and minority ethnic people’s treatment and outcomes in the criminal justice system, in December 2017.
The number of children living in relative poverty in the UK (after housing costs) has increased to 4 million in 2015/16, says a December 2017 report from CRAE.
The number of children living in relative poverty in the UK (after housing costs) has increased to 4 million in 2015/16.
This is from a December 2017 report from the Children’s Rights Alliance for England. This report assesses how well the Government is meeting its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
A Fairer Scotland for All, published in December 2017, sets out the key actions Scottish Government will take over this Parliamentary session to drive positive change for minority ethnic communities.