Female lone parents, who make up 92% of all lone parents, will lose on average services worth over £4,900 (over 10% of their standard of living). Black women are overrepresented among single parent households.
This is according to a 2017 October report from the Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices.
We need a victim centred approach to understanding and addressing hate crime, says a September 2017 report from Victim Support Scotland.
‘We live in unequal societies but inequality is not inevitable. It is the product of government decisions, actions and omissions that ignore human rights laws and principles’.
This is according to a September 2017 concept note by Just Fair. The paper aims to explain why we should take inequality seriously, if we care about human rights.
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.
The Women and Equalities Select Committee (WEC) is continuing an inquiry into whether fathers are being failed in the workplace.
Starting in September 2017, WEC is taking forward the evidence it received before the General Election. You can join the conversation using #Fathers.
Young Muslims from poorer backgrounds experience lack of access to networks, contacts and resources.
This is according to a September 2017 report from the Social Mobility Commission.
Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
IPPR’s Commission on Economic Justice has published its interim report, Time for Change: a new vision for the British Economy.
How are women represented in public life, the professions and the boardroom?
The House of Commons Library published a July 2017 briefing paper (pdf) which aims to answer the question by providing key trends and statistics.
An Economist article asks ‘Should crimes involving racism carry stiffer penalties?’ Mark Walters, a criminologist at the University of Sussex who specialises in hate crimes, argues that they should, and that the formal system of aggravated offences sends a strong message denouncing racism.