A House of Lords Library briefing has been prepared ahead of the 28 June House of Lords debate on the challenges disabled people face in the UK. Find out more.
Date: Thursday 28 June 2018 Time: 6pm – 9pm Location: Malet Suite, Student Central, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HY Cost: Free This event by Migrants Organise, Liberty, Global Justice Now and partners explores issues around the hostile environment. Find out more.
Continued lack of action from the UK Government on the UN Committee’s recommendations undermines its position as a global leader on disability rights. This is one of the concerns expressed by the UK Independent Mechanism (UKIM) in their June 2018 briefing on the Government’s response to the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People.
Date: Monday 6 July 2018 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 Location: Bentham House, UCL Faculty of Laws, 4-8 Endsleigh Gardens, London, WC1H 0EG Cost: Free Find out more and register.
Just Fair is recruiting a part-time Growth and Operations Officer based in London, with some remote working. The application deadline is 11 July 2018.
Just Fair is recruiting a part-time Communications, Research and Advocacy Officer based in London, with some remote working. The application deadline is 11 July 2018.
Community Foundation for Northern Ireland has launched their Social Justice Small Grants Programme. Applications are open until 2 July 2018.
Birthrights are recruiting a part-time Legal Officer to work remotely on an initial 12 month contract, with possibility for renewal. The application deadline is 27 June 2018.
‘Disability rights are not always seen in practice, with disabled people still facing many barriers; material and attitudinal.’ The final report of ‘Getting Thing Changed’, a research project by the University of Bristol and Disability Rights explores how social practices can exclude disabled people, and how this can be changed.
The Repeal Bill Alliance is holding roundtable discussions with civil society on Brexit and rights in Cornwall and Newcastle on 26 June and 12 July 2018.