In 2011, the Human Rights and Social Justice Research Institute at London Metropolitan University held a series of public seminars on ‘Human rights and social justice in an age of austerity’.
The Office for Budget Responsibility’s ‘Fiscal sustainability report’ suggests that an ageing population will put pressure on public finances in the long-term.
‘Combating discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity. Council of Europe standards’ was published by the Council of Europe in 2011.
A report by UN Women shows that in many countries of the world, the rule of law still rules women out.
On 14 July, the Law Commission published its report with recommendations on ‘Public Services Ombudsmen’.
In June 2011, the Council of Europe published ‘Discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity in Europe’.
In May and June 2011, the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) published two briefings and a report on refugees, migrants and equality.
‘The migration debate’ by Sarah Spencer CBE was published by The Policy Press in June 2011.
‘Too Old to Care’, by Grandparents Plus, focusses on older grandparent and family carers who are raising children who cannot live with their parents, keeping them out of the care system.
The Government submitted the UK’s 7th Periodic Report on implementation of the Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women (CEDAW) to the UN on 10 June 2011.