The House of Commons Library have published a November 2017 briefing on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. It addresses the Charter, general principles of EU law, and ‘Francovich’ damages.
Although people with mental health conditions and learning disabilities are overrepresented in police custody and prison, these individuals are not always identified, nor is the system designed with them in mind.
This is from a November 2017 report from Justice which makes 52 recommendations on the criminal justice process.
The Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University have launched the Article 22 initiative in November 2017.
This project aims to identify the law and policy changes we need to secure economic, social and cultural rights in the UK.
The Department for Education and the Government Equalities Office have published a November 2017 report on the gender pay gap (GPG).
This research looks at how employers understand the gender pay gap and what actions they are taking to close it.
BME and refugee women are 3 times more likely to commit suicide than other women in the UK, says a November 2017 from Sisters For Change.
Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection assesses how the UK Government and public authorities – both centrally and locally – are responding to violence against BME women in England.
When women flee human rights abuses and seek protection in another country, they are dependent on an asylum process that may not take account of their experiences as women.
This is from a November 2017 report (pdf) from Asylum Aid and NatCen, which explores how women seeking asylum navigate the appeals process.
‘Women lose more than men from reforms at every income level,’ says a November 2017 report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
This report is a summary of the first set of results from their project which looks at the effect of tax, welfare, social security and public spending.
In its day the Gender Recognition Act (GRA), and the access it provided to a new birth certificate, was considered ground-breaking, but the world has moved on.
This is according to the Gender Identity Research and Education Society’s paper on the GRA (pdf), in October 2017.
Members of the public should not underestimate their role in tackling anti-Muslim prejudice during their daily lives, says a 2016 annual report from Tell MAMA, in November 2017.
In November 2017, the Women and Equalities Select Committee (WEC) launched an inquiry into the results of the recently published Race Disparity Audit.
The deadline for written submissions is 27 November 2017.