In June 2009, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published three documents on attitudes to economic inequality.
‘Gender variance in the UK. Prevalence, incidence, growth and geographic distribution’ was published by GIRES – the Gender Identity Research and Education Society – in June 2009.
In June 2009, Grandparents Plus published ‘The Poor Relation? Grandparental care: where older people’s poverty and child poverty meet’.
Stonewall’s report on ‘Religion and belief and sexual orientation. How to manage relations in the workplace’ was published on 1 June 2009.
‘Lifts and Ladders: resolving ethnic minority women’s exclusion from power’ looks at why ethnic minority women are excluded from power in the UK.
‘Irregular migrants: the urgent need for a new approach’ was published by the Migrants’ Rights Network in 2009.
In response to a widespread lack of data on the experiences of immigrants and ethnic minorities in the European Union, in 2008 the FRA carried out its first large-scale survey covering all the 27 EU Member States.
On 13 May 2009, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities met with the Solicitor General Vera Baird QC MP to discuss the Equality Bill published on 27 April.
Women in the South West are vastly under-represented in the region’s top positions of power and influence across the public and private sectors, according to research carried out by the South West TUC and Equality South West.
The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee report ‘The Equality Bill: how disability equality fits within a single Equality Act’ was published on 20 April 2009.