Among people aged 16-24, unemployment rates were highest for people from a Black background (26%) and from a Pakistani or Bangladeshi background (23%) in the year to March 2018.
This is from the August 2018 report from the House of Commons Library on unemployment trends in the UK.
“You can be under the age of 25 and living on your own, like me, and you get less pay than someone in the same situation as you but who is older. Age is the only difference”. This is from the July 2018 report (pdf) from Young Women’s Trust on the discrimination young people face when …
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‘An economic shock after Brexit and cuts to public services will hit women hardest.’ This is according to Mary-Ann Stephenson, Director of the Women’s Budget Group, who discusses how Brexit could unfairly affect women in a podcast epsiode by the Brexit Advisory Commission for Public Services.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports have published the results from their Community Life Survey 2017-18 (pdf). This survey is a key evidence source on social cohesion, community engagement and social action, in England.
The Brexit referendum has, once again put equality under the spotlight with the dominant political rhetoric being for Scotland to distinguish itself in the areas of equality and human rights and forge its position as a global leader.
This is from Professor Nicole Busby from the University of Strathclyde on the implications of Brexit for gender equality in Scotland, for our Gendering Brexit Blog series.
Stonewall is recruiting a Director of Fundraising to lead the generation and sustainable growth in voluntary income. The deadline for applications is 28 August 2018.
Date: 11 September 2018 Time: 16:00 – 17:30 Location: Wilson Room, Portcullis House, Westminster, London SafeLives’ latest report, produced with Stonewall and Galop, will be launched at this event. The report focuses on the experiences of victims and survivors of domestic abuse who identify as LGBT+, and the multiple barriers they face when trying to access …
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SOGICA is conducting research on asylum clams and gender identity, and invites both LGBTQI+ asylum seekers and those who work with or support them to complete surveys on their experiences.
‘Disabled women experience disproportionate levels of all forms of violence and abuse from carers, partners and those in the community’ says a July 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
Employers should clearly communicate the salary range on offer for a role to encourage women to negotiate their salary.
This is one of the recommendations from the Government Equalities Office’s revised August 2018 guidance (pdf) for employers looking for advice on how to understand and address their gender pay gap.