The Scottish Government, COSLA and the Scottish Refugee Council have launched a strategy to support refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland’s communities.
New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy (pdf), published in January 2018, aims to coordinate the efforts of organisations involved in supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
‘No community left behind’, this is from the government’s national plan to support children and young people to reach their full potential and local opportunity area plans, in December 2017.
Action for Employers is a toolkit for employers looking for advice on how to understand and address their gender pay gap.
Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) children accounted for 60% of all child arrests by the Metropolitan Police in 2016. This is according to figures from the Howard League for Penal Reform, compiled in November 2017 from FOI requests.
The EHRC are offering a telephone-based service for the advice sector, solicitors, other organisations that support individuals with their problems, trade unions, and ombudsman schemes, in November 2017.
Age UK have produced a LGBT guide for health and social care providers, in November 2017.
Safe to be me offers practical advice on being the kind of service in which older LGBT people can feel safe and accepted for who they are.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) measurement framework is a new “lever for change.”
55% of girls aged 7–21 say gender stereotypes affect their ability to say what they think.
This is according to an October 2017 survey from Girlguiding.
Female lone parents, who make up 92% of all lone parents, will lose on average services worth over £4,900 (over 10% of their standard of living). Black women are overrepresented among single parent households.
This is according to a 2017 October report from the Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices.
The Race Disparity Audit and its Ethnicity Facts and Figures website have been made public, in October 2017.
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