Jo Chimes, Everyday Equality project lead, shares her thoughts on our recent conference, Everyday Equality: challenging discrimination in welfare benefits.
During our Everyday Equality conference in London on 10 May 2018, we launched our online handbook Practical Equality Rights in Welfare Benefits Advice. At the event, we heard many brilliant insights about the challenges and opportunities of using equality rights in welfare benefits advice.
We’ve launched our online handbook, Practical Equality Rights in Welfare Benefits Advice, in May 2018 . This handbook will help everyone working in welfare benefits advice to make practical use of the Equality Act to solve everyday discrimination problems and fill the ‘discrimination advice gap’.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission have released a series of infographics to illustrate key findings from their March 2018 report on the impact of tax and welfare reforms.
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.
ROTA’s Equality Law Project aims to support frontline organisations to understand and use the Equality Act 2010.
The project has produced an online employment and anti-discrimination legal support tool to support VCS organisations and their service users identify appropriate legal advice, support and representation in their local area.
This free searchable database will not only help BAME and migrant organisations deal with casework, but will enable them to better support BAME and migrant workers.
Access the search tool.
The Children’s Commissioner have published a January 2018 resource about the rights of young Muslims in Wales.
Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) children accounted for 60% of all child arrests by the Metropolitan Police in 2016. This is according to figures from the Howard League for Penal Reform, compiled in November 2017 from FOI requests.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) measurement framework is a new “lever for change.”
Female lone parents, who make up 92% of all lone parents, will lose on average services worth over £4,900 (over 10% of their standard of living). Black women are overrepresented among single parent households.
This is according to a 2017 October report from the Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices.
Ebony Riddell Bamber, our Research and Impact Director, shares her thoughts from our first seminar on hate crime. Addressing hate crime is one of EDF’s 2016-2017 strategic priorities – get in touch if you’d like to get involved. We held our Hate Crime: Cause & Effect seminar on 12 June, slap-bang in the aftermath of the election …
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