A Fairer Scotland for All, published in December 2017, sets out the key actions Scottish Government will take over this Parliamentary session to drive positive change for minority ethnic communities.
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.
The Race Disparity Audit and its Ethnicity Facts and Figures website have been made public, in October 2017.
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Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
In this country, as a result of discrimination, too many people are held back because of who they are rather than what they do, finds a July 2017 Bright Blue report.
Our country has reached an inflection point, says a June 2017 report from the Social Mobility Commission. If we go on as we have been, the divisions that have opened up in British society are likely to widen.
The Runnymede Trust and partners have launched a May 2017 Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain to ensure BME voices are heard.
The Sustainable Development Goals are an ambitious and potentially transformative framework, agreed by all of the countries in the world. The Fabian Society has published a series of April 2017 recommendations for government, the private sector, civil society and campaigners to ensure these goals are met.
The Parliament’s Education Service launched a March 2017 series of lesson plans that look at equality laws and change over time.
In January 2016, the Prime Minister announced plans to require universities to publish statistical data on admissions by gender, class and ethnic background.