The Children’s Commissioner’s Stability Index (pdf) is a measure of stability for looked after children, bringing together data on care placements, schools and social workers. This April 2017 report provides analysis and insight on the experiences of stability for children in care.
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights released an activity report for 2016 in April 2017.
Karima Bennoune, UN Special Rapporteur, invites stakeholders to contribute to a consultation on the impact of fundamentalism and extremism on the cultural rights of women. Submissions must be made by 19 May 2017.
The British Humanist Association (BHA) and Young Humanists published a comprehensive guide for non-religious parents and young people, offering support and advice on how to navigate an education system subject to undue religious influence.
The Women and Equalities Committee’s inquiry into the accessibility of our homes, buildings and public spaces made a call for written submissions. The deadline was 12 October 2016.
Disability Rights UK are consulting on on what the disability rights sector should be seeking from a post-Brexit UK. Submissions should be made by 5 May 2017.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees published a report on the experience of new refugees in the UK in April 2017. This report aims to answer the question – to what extent are refugees welcome in the UK?
Lord Bracadale has been appointed by the Scottish Ministers to undertake an independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland.
There has been a six-fold increase in the total number of child asylum applicants in the EU in the last six years. The European Commission published policy guidance on the protection of children in migration in April 2017.
On 4 May 2017 the UK’s human rights record will be examined by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The UK’s overall human rights record was last reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council in 2012, which resulted in 132 recommendations for improvement.