‘Under Universal Credit, claimants living with domestic abuse can face seeing their entire monthly income—including money meant for their children— go into their abusive partner’s account.’ The Work and Pensions Committee have published an August 2018 report on Universal Credit and domestic abuse.
The total yearly cost of modern slavery in the UK is estimated to be between £3.3 billion and £4.3 billion. This is the estimate of a July 2018 research report by the Home Office on the cost of modern slavery in the UK, which aims to understand its impact and inform policy responses.
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is recruiting a Justice First Fellow / Trainee Solicitor on a full-time basis, in London. The closing date for applications is 17 September 2018.
In 50 years’ time, there are likely to be an additional 8.6 million people aged 65 years and over – a population roughly the size of London. This is according to an August 2018 article by the Office for National Statistics on the UK’s ageing population.
SOGICA is conducting research on asylum clams and gender identity, and invites both LGBTQI+ asylum seekers and those who work with or support them to complete surveys on their experiences.
Date: 1 November 2018
Time: 09:30am – 4pm
Location: Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA
The Traveller Movement invite you to their annual national conference (pdf), Beyond the tick box – the impact of institutional bias & discrimination on Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.
The Government needs to acknowledge the importance of the internet to disabled people and commit to ensuring that the internet is no more dangerous for those with disabilities than those without. This is according to a July 2018 report by a cross-party group of MPs on the safety of disabled people online.
The Cabinet Office is seeking views on proposed changes to electoral law aimed at improving political debate, and helping electors to make an informed decision at the ballot box. The consultation closes on 22 October 2018.
41% of Britons think everyone in Britain enjoys the same basic human rights, whereas 35% disagree. This is according to research on human rights by Ipsos MORI, published in July 2018, which shows that Britain is split on whether human rights abuse in the UK is a problem.
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.