A year on from the launch of the official EU referendum campaigns, Prof Roberta Guerrina takes a look at the impact of Brexit on gender in the UK.
The Samaritans published their report Dying from Inequality in March 2017. The report noted that suicide rates were two to three times higher in the most deprived areas compared to the most affluent.
As uncertainty looms over post-Brexit Britain, the Huffington Post published a March 2017 interview with Sam Smethers, Chief Executive of the Fawcett Society.
The Children’s Society published poll results in March 2017: over 620,000 families in England and Wales are spending more on overdue bills than on food.
The Equinet Working Group on Equality Law published ‘Fighting discrimination on the ground of race and ethnic origin’ in February 2017.
The Restorative Justice Council published a report on restorative justice and BAME children in the youth justice system in February 2017.
The Fawcett Society published a briefing on the gender pay gap by ethnicity in Britain in March 2017. The analysis revealed real inequalities, with some minority ethnic groups making strides while pay for others lags behind.
The EHRC launched an inquiry into housing for disabled people in December 2016, and called for evidence in February 2017. Submissions from disabled people and relevant organisations should be made by 18 April 2017.
The EHRC published a guide for higher education providers in England on how to use equality and human rights law in the context of Prevent in February 2017.
Applications are open for the Scottish Government’s Equality Unit Promoting Equality and Cohesion Fund. Submissions close on 17 March 2017.