‘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.
The UK is a wealthy nation; but that wealth is very unevenly divided, says an October 2017 briefing paper from the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice.
The timing of benefit payments needs to be more flexible to fit the diverse needs of different families.
This is one of the recommendations from the Resolution Foundation’s report on the Universal Credit (UC) system, in October 2017.
Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
The Court of Appeal have restated the principle that ‘a child is foremost a child before he or she is a refugee.’This was part of a July 2017 judgement from Lord Justice Underhill and Lord Justice Gross. The guidance aims to ensure that children and other vulnerable persons have an effective right of access to Immigration and Asylum Tribunals, and a voice in the proceedings.
Our country has reached an inflection point, says a June 2017 report from the Social Mobility Commission. If we go on as we have been, the divisions that have opened up in British society are likely to widen.
The UN Human Rights Council’s June 2017 panel discussion raised the issues facing unaccompanied minors – including the need to protect the rights of migrant children in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The Sustainable Development Goals are an ambitious and potentially transformative framework, agreed by all of the countries in the world. The Fabian Society has published a series of April 2017 recommendations for government, the private sector, civil society and campaigners to ensure these goals are met.
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.
The Parliament’s Education Service launched a March 2017 series of lesson plans that look at equality laws and change over time.