‘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.
To deliver good, safe, sustainable care, more providers need to think beyond traditional boundaries to reflect the experience of the people they support.
This is from the Care Quality Commission’s report, in October 2017, which sets out their assessment of the state of care in England in 2016/17.
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.
The funding pressures on adult social care are having very serious consequences on the quantity and quality of care people receive.
Young women are consistently more likely than young men to encounter money problems, workplace discrimination, health problems and low confidence.
This is according to the Young Women’s Trust Annual Survey 2017, in September 2017.
Trans people face a range of barriers when accessing most mainstream health services and often avoid accessing services at all.
This is according to a September 2017 report by the LGBT Foundation’s Trans Programme.
Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
The earnings gap between men with richer parents and their counterparts from less well-off backgrounds is widening. This is according to an August 2017 working paper by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).