The UK Government’s 2017 Annual Report on Modern Slavery provides an overview of modern slavery in the UK, how the UK has responded to this threat over the last 12 months, and how it will respond in future.
More than 100,000 women and girls in the UK are at risk of and living with the consequences of female genital mutilation, forced marriage and so called ‘honour-based’ violence.
This is according to the October 2017 report from End Violence Against Women (EVAW) and Southall Black Sisters.
The UK is a wealthy nation; but that wealth is very unevenly divided, says an October 2017 briefing paper from the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice.
In 2007–08, the conviction rate for hate crime cases was 79.8%. In 2016–17 this rose to 83.4%, an increase of 3.6 percentage points.
This is from the Crown Prosecution Service’s annual hate crime report, in October 2017.
The timing of benefit payments needs to be more flexible to fit the diverse needs of different families.
This is one of the recommendations from the Resolution Foundation’s report on the Universal Credit (UC) system, in October 2017.
To deliver good, safe, sustainable care, more providers need to think beyond traditional boundaries to reflect the experience of the people they support.
This is from the Care Quality Commission’s report, in October 2017, which sets out their assessment of the state of care in England in 2016/17.
55% of girls aged 7–21 say gender stereotypes affect their ability to say what they think.
This is according to an October 2017 survey from Girlguiding.
The Angiolini review is an independent review into serious incidents and deaths in custody, undertaken by Dame Elish Angiolini.
Thriving at Work is an independent review of mental health and employers by Lord Dennis Stevenson and Paul Farmer.
Over a ten year period, violence against women and girls (VAWG) convictions have risen from 51,974 to 84,565 – a 63% rise.