A key consideration of the EU negotiations should be the lived experiences of younger generations living in the UK. The July 2018 report by Common Vision on millennials and Brexit provides a comprehensive and comparative picture of the attitudes and priorities of young people.
The Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) call on the government to put sexual harassment at the top of the agenda in a July 2018 five-point plan to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace.
On 21 July 2018, the Home Office announced a 2-year £8 million fund to support children who are exposed to domestic abuse. The funding is open to bids until 19 September 2018.
A July 2018 report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) assesses progress on women’s rights since 2013, in areas including: enhancing the status of international human rights in domestic law gender-based violence, harassment and abuse participation in political and civic life access to civil justice human trafficking and modern slavery detention and asylum health, …
The government’s Domestic Abuse Fund 2018-2020, worth £18.8 million, will support proposals for the provision of core support for refuges and other accommodation-based services. The closing date for applications is 17 August 2018.
The number of rough sleepers has increased by 169% from 1,768 in 2010 to 4,751 in 2017. The July 2018 House of Commons Library paper on Housing First (HF) – an intervention strategy aimed at people with complex needs – describes the principles and evidence behind it.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is researching the design of the 2021 Census, in relation to long-term health problem or disability question. They have opened a survey for data users.
The survey closes on 3 August 2018.
UNISON has published a July 2018 guide to assist branches in establishing the Living Wage as the minimum pay rate in an organisation.
There are over 2 million children in England living in families with substantial complex needs, and that of these 1.6 million children have no established, recognised form of additional support.
This is from the 2018 annual report (pdf) from Children’s Commissioner which explores the assets, resources and competencies of vulnerable children, with a particular focus on children with experience of domestic violence.
Date: 15 August 2018 Time: 3pm – 7pm Location: The Black Box, 18-22 Hill Street, Belfast, BT1 2LA Northern Ireland Humanists are holding their first ever members meeting in Belfast on 15 August 2018.