In September 2014, the Institute of Health Equity published a series of evidence reports and briefings about practical, local actions to tackle health inequalities through the social determinants of health.
The Rights at Work campaign aims to raise awareness amongst people with cancer of their rights in the workplace.
In June 2014, the EHRC launched an inquiry into the non-natural deaths of adults with mental health conditions who die while being detained by the state.
In May 2014 the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Poverty and Ethnicity programme published ‘Caring and earning among low-income Caribbean, Pakistani and Somali people’.
‘Women’s voices on health. Addressing barriers to accessing primary care’ was published by Maternity Action and the WHEC in May 2014.
In May 2014, the Women’s Health & Equality Commission published a guiding paper by Imkaan, Positively UK and Rape Crisis England and Wales exploring issues around women’s mental health.
‘Tipping the Balance – the cumulative impacts of welfare reform. A qualitative study on the cumulative impacts of welfare reform in the London Borough of Newham’ was published by Community Link in April 2014.
Thankfully most people never have to worry about their human rights. For many, they can seem fairly distant: something for lawyers and politicians to worry about, with little impact on our own everyday lives. When we do hear about human rights in the media it’s usually via a story that links them with supposedly ‘undeserving’ …
Chaired by former UK Cabinet Secretary Lord O’Donnell, the Commission on Wellbeing and Policy produced its final report in March 2014.
‘The impact of the economic downturn and policy changes on health inequalities in London. Development of an indicator set’ is available on the Institute of Health Equity website.