In March 2013, the Refugee Council and Maternity Action published a report which looks at the experiences of pregnant women in the asylum system, based on interviews with asylum seeking women and midwives responsible for their care.
In March 2013, the Women’s Health and Equality Consortium (WHEC) published a briefing of the outcomes from its ‘Women’s Health, Women’s Voice’ local events.
In 2013 the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) published the first EU-wide study on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). A public consultation on combating FGM ran until 30 May.
In February 2013, the Care Quality Commission published a report on home care services.
On 13 February 2013 the Government published ‘Fulfilling Potential: Building a deeper understanding of disability in the UK today’.
The Francis Report was published on 6 February 2013 and EDF’s Human Rights Director said ‘It’s time to put respect for human rights at the heart of the NHS’.
Published in November 2011, the report examines how public spending cuts have affected a wide range of older people’s social care services in the capital.
In 2011, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe published a report on the impact of economic crisis on mental health.
On 23 November 2012, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published a guide to home care and human rights. The Equality and Diversity Forum welcomed the publication.
The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland has compiled a series of advice notes to provide information on some of the legal and ethical aspects of mental health care and treatment in Scotland.