Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
The Minister for the Constitution has launched a September 2017 call for evidence, asking how people with disabilities experience registering to vote and voting itself. Responses must be given by 14 November 2017.
The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities examined the UK government’s progress in fulfilling its commitments to the UN convention on disabled people’s rights . Its highly critical report concludes the UK has not done enough to ensure the convention is reflected in UK law and policy. It highlights how severe cuts to health …
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published an August 2017 strategy to reduce pay gaps in Britain.
Men are more likely to have work-related mental health problems than women, finds an August 2017 survey by Mind. And they’re less prepared to take time off and seek help.
It is time to look again at Personal Independence Payment (PIP), finds a July 2017 report by the National AIDS Trust.
Living with a disability or long-term condition like HIV increases the risk of financial exclusion and can have a significant impact on finances, finds a July 2017 report by the National AIDS Trust.
The Centre for Culture and Disability is reviewing books about the literary and cultural representation of impairment and disability, as well as those that represent impairment and disability.
In this country, as a result of discrimination, too many people are held back because of who they are rather than what they do, finds a July 2017 Bright Blue report.
The UN asked for more information on how the UK is implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in April 2017. The UK Government responded in July 2017.