‘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.
Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are attacked and harassed because they are seen as different, says a June 2017 Amnesty International briefing. And the response from authorities is inadequate.
FRA’s Fundamental Rights Report 2017 reviews major developments in the field, identifying both achievements and areas of concern.
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 European Parliament formally reacted to the UN’s recommendations from the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and made a report in July 2016.
A paper on ‘UK Disabled People and their Families – Stronger and Safer inside the EU’ argues that the lives of UK disabled people and their families have been improved through membership of the EU.
In May 2016, the TUC published a briefing on the risks of Brexit in relation to disability rights explaining how the EU improves disability rights.
Disabled People Stronger In is a Facebook page that was set up to make the case for disabled people and their families to vote for Britain to Remain in the European Union on 23rd June 2016.