The withdrawal of the European Social Fund (ESF) without a replacement programme in place, would have a serious impact on the support some of the most disadvantaged communities receive.
This is from a November 2017 paper from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and Employment Related Services Association (ERSA).
Post-16 education and training providers need to offer greater levels of support to returning students, in particular young mothers.
This is one of the recommendations from the November 2017 Young Women’s report which exposes the extent to which many young women who are out of work are isolated, with limited support networks, and struggling to get by financially.
Harriet Harman MP, the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, has written to David Davis seeking urgent answers on human rights questions raised by the EU Withdrawal Bill.
At least two million workers in Britain are losing over £3 billion in unpaid holiday pay and wages a year, says a November 2017 report from Middlesex University London.
Some of the richest places in England like West Berkshire deliver worse outcomes for their disadvantaged children than places that are much poorer like Sunderland and Tower Hamlets.
This is from the Social Mobility Commission’ annual State of the Nation, in November 2017.
Although people with mental health conditions and learning disabilities are overrepresented in police custody and prison, these individuals are not always identified, nor is the system designed with them in mind.
This is from a November 2017 report from Justice which makes 52 recommendations on the criminal justice process.
The Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University have launched the Article 22 initiative in November 2017.
This project aims to identify the law and policy changes we need to secure economic, social and cultural rights in the UK.
The Department for Education and the Government Equalities Office have published a November 2017 report on the gender pay gap (GPG).
This research looks at how employers understand the gender pay gap and what actions they are taking to close it.
BME and refugee women are 3 times more likely to commit suicide than other women in the UK, says a November 2017 from Sisters For Change.
Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection assesses how the UK Government and public authorities – both centrally and locally – are responding to violence against BME women in England.
When women flee human rights abuses and seek protection in another country, they are dependent on an asylum process that may not take account of their experiences as women.
This is from a November 2017 report (pdf) from Asylum Aid and NatCen, which explores how women seeking asylum navigate the appeals process.