‘”We want to help people see things our way”: Disabled children and young people, rights and money’ was published in October 2013.
The Care vs Control report shows that three quarters of girls and young women aged between 11- and 21-years-old are unaware of the signs of domestic violence.
Case No: CO/5916/2012 Date 15 February 2013 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2013/233.html Discrimination grounds Age, disability and race. Summary of case The claim concerned the Secretary of State’s decision to put an overall cap on the amount of housing benefit that could be paid to claimants at the level of general inflation, even if inflation in the rental …
On 31 May 2013, the European Commission launched the EU Civil Society Platform against trafficking in human beings.
A report published in May 2013 by the BMA warns that the UK is failing its most vulnerable children.
Case No: CO/9333/20 Date 19 October 2012 Link to judgment R (on the application of RB) v Devon County Council  EWHC 3597(Admin) Discrimination grounds Age, disability, gender re-assignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex & sexual orientation. Summary of case The Claimant was the mother of two children, eligible for support under the …
Case No: CO/5670/2012 Date 21 December 2012 Link to judgment R (on the application of Coleman) v London Borough of Barnet  EWHC 3725 (Admin) Discrimination grounds Age & Disability Summary of case The Claimant was a disabled man cared for at home by his mother. He had with many other local people benefitted from …
In March 2013, the London School of Economics’ Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, published a paper entitled ‘A question of quality: Do children from disadvantaged backgrounds receive lower quality early years education and care in England?’.
In 2013 the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) published the first EU-wide study on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). A public consultation on combating FGM ran until 30 May.
In February 2013 PICUM published ‘Children First and Foremost: A guide to realising the rights of children and families in an irregular migration situation’.