Young Minds and the National Autistic Society launched a March 2017 campaign to improve the rights of young people in inpatient units. The campaign called for NHS England to adopt the Always Charter, which set out twelve rights that young people in inpatient units and their families should always have.
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights published a report on integrating migrants, refugees and their descendants into the EU in March 2017. The report identified and compared policies across the EU in areas important for successful integration.
The Runnymede Trust and the University of Manchester’s Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity published briefings on ethnic inequalities in Bristol, in Manchester, and in Barking & Dagenham in January 2017.
The EHRC published a guide for higher education providers in England on how to use equality and human rights law in the context of Prevent in February 2017.
Dame Christine Lenehan published a review into what practical action could be taken to co-ordinate care, support and treatment for children and young people with complex needs in January 2017.
The Prince’s Trust published their Macquarie Youth Index in January 2017; reporting that young people’s happiness and wellbeing were at their lowest levels since the study was first commissioned in 2009.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility published their report ‘The class ceiling: Increasing access to the leading professions’ in January 2017. This report summarised the APPG’s inquiry on access into leading professions and made recommendations.
Fawcett Society produced a report, ‘Sounds Familiar?’ on the particular challenges faced by young women in society in January 2017. The report noted that younger women felt more empowered to stand up for their rights and were more likely to be university educated than in previous generations.
The Social Mobility Commission published a report on ethnicity, gender and social mobility in December 2016. The report provided an analysis of the effect gender, ethnicity and socio-economic status have on life chances in the education system and labour market.
Parliament’s Education Service produced an interactive teaching resource on the first mass petition for women’s suffrage in January 2017. The resource explores the first mass petition for women’s right to vote, now widely accepted amongst historians as the start of the organised campaign.