Date: 14 June 2018
Location: 251/255 Pentonville Road, London N1 9NG
Time: 9:30 – 16:00
Cost: £299.95 + VAT (early bird and member discounts available)
The British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) and the Local Government Information Unite (LGiU) have co-organised a seminar on what the Human Rights Act means for local government.
The Equal Rights Trust have launched their 2018-2022 strategy for achieving a vision of an equal world through equality law.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) are developing an online human rights tracker. They have launched an April 2018 survey to find out how people access information on the UK’s performance on human rights.
‘Undocumented migrants find themselves criminalised for doing what they must to survive.’
This is according to the April 2018 guidance (pdf) from Liberty on defending migrants’ rights and tackling the hostile environment
‘Children’s centres are no longer open access. Services are ‘hollowed out’ and thinly spread in an environment of declining resources and loss of strategic direction.’
Stop Start (pdf) is the April 2018 report from the Sutton Trust on children’s centres in England.
Date: 1 May 2018
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House, SW1A 2JR
The APPG on Responsible Taxation and the Women’s Budget Group invite you to participate in a discussion on the ways in which tax matters for equality between women and men in the UK, and around the world.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have produced a March 2018 digital toolkit based on their Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper.
This resource has been created to facilitate conversations and gather feedback on the Government’s vision for building integrated communities.
Owen Dowsett from the Dartington Hall Trust’s Centre for Social Justice Innovation published a March 2018 blog on the Equality Impact Investing (EII) Project.
This project aims to better understand and improve the extent to which the UK social investment sector is tackling discrimination and advancing equality and human rights.
EDF are contributing to the development of this important project.
‘Despite growing social investment to tackle inequality, there is limited evidence that it has benefited the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector’.
This is from the Equality Impact Investing (EII) Project, which aims to better understand and improve the extent to which the UK social investment sector is tackling discrimination and advancing equality and human rights.
‘As a company, Twitter is failing to respect women’s rights online’.
This is according to the March 2018 research project by Amnesty International on violence and abuse against women online.