Female lone parents, who make up 92% of all lone parents, will lose on average services worth over £4,900 (over 10% of their standard of living). Black women are overrepresented among single parent households.
This is according to a 2017 October report from the Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices.
The Race Disparity Audit and its Ethnicity Facts and Figures website have been made public, in October 2017.
Here’s our response.
The Guardian have compiled stories from people who escaped modern slavery for a July 2017 edition.
Tracey Agyeman – EDF Network Coordinator – gives an update on our Equality and Human Rights Framework.
Through video and discussion, these teaching resources explore legislation that has had an impact on LGBT+ rights in the UK.
The Children’s Rights Alliance (CRAE) has published two child-friendly resources on children’s rights.
Ebony Riddell Bamber, our Research and Impact Director, shares her thoughts from our first seminar on hate crime. Addressing hate crime is one of EDF’s 2016-2017 strategic priorities – get in touch if you’d like to get involved. We held our Hate Crime: Cause & Effect seminar on 12 June, slap-bang in the aftermath of the election …
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Think Business, Think Equality (developed by Close the Gap) have in June 2017 launched an online self-assessment tool for small and medium businesses to find out how their business can benefit from improved gender diversity.
The Independent Food Network (Ifan) has been carrying out research on the growth of food banks out side of the Trussell Trust network, Britain’s biggest food bank network.
Shaping Our Lives is applying for funding to do a study into the experiences of disabled people who have been foster carers or have applied to become a foster carer but have been unsuccessful.