The Office for National Statistics published an update to the 2009 Trans Data Position Paper in January 2017. The update covered legislation, the WEC Transgender Equality inquiry, data collection and question development worldwide, along with details of ONS research, testing and findings so far.
The Women and Equalities Committee launched an inquiry in January 2017 as new research reveals that many fathers do not feel supported in the workplace to care for their children. Submissions should be received by 1 March 2017.
Oxfam published a report on income inequality, ‘An economy for the 99%,’ in January 2017. The report noted that just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world.
Working Families and Bright Horizons published their 2017 Modern Families Index in January 2017. The report captures a broad picture of fathers wanting to take an active part in childcare and of workplaces failing to adapt and support their aspirations.
A January 2017 report reviewing developments affecting gender inequality since the launch of the Gender, Inequality and Power Commission report in 2015.
The Department of Health published their third progress report of the suicide prevention strategy in England in January 2017. This report noted that addressing suicide and its prevention is a key part of Government’s ambition to tackle the inequalities caused by poor mental health.
The Women and Equalities Committee produced a report on women in the House of Commons after the 2020 election in January 2017. This report argued that “the under-representation of women MPs does not only represent a serious democratic deficit.”
Leading equality and human rights barristers from Cloisters chambers give a monthly practical insight into key legal developments. This is part one of a two-part series on trans rights. Part two will explore gender identity and children.
The LGBT Consortium published their third annual impact report, Impact 2016, in January 2017. The report explores the impact of the organisation as well as the impact of the Consortium’s members.
The Mental Health Taskforce produced The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health in February 2016, making 58 recommendations to achieve parity of esteem between mental and physical health. The Government responded in January 2017.