In 2009, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published research showing what effect current policies will have on child poverty by 2010 and 2020.
EVAW is campaigning to ensure that girls are safe and that work is done to tackle harmful attitudes, and has produced a ‘Schools Safe 4 Girls campaign pack’.
EVAW has produced a ‘Factsheet on the Public Sector Equality Duty and Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)’.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights report ‘Reform of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner: draft legislation’ was published on 7 December 2012.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) launched a consultation on measuring child poverty on 15 November 2012.
‘Holes in the Safety Net: The impact of Universal Credit on disabled people and their families’ is the report of an inquiry led by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.
In October 2012, five leading UK women’s organisations wrote to BBC Director General George Entwistle regarding the two inquiries into Jimmy Savile’s alleged abuse of children.
The ban on age discrimination in the provision of services came into force on 1 October 2012.
The Government Equalities Office provides a range of guidance to support the implementation of the age discrimination ban that commenced on 1 October 2012.
In August 2012, the Employability Forum published a report on children’s attitudes to refugees, based on research from Refugees into Schools.