We are recruiting a Head of Research and Policy Impact to lead and develop our research and policy impact activities, based on our strategic priorities, in London.
The role is 3 days a week, and there may be the opportunity for additional days (dependent on project funding). Applications close on 10 May 2018.
The post-holder will have a proven ability to develop a strategic research agenda and build a strong evidence base for change. They will also have a track record of influencing public policy to secure change and a proven commitment to equality, human rights and social justice.
The Government Equalities Office have published its 8th report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (pdf), in April 2018.
Date: 14 June 2018
Location: 251/255 Pentonville Road, London N1 9NG
Time: 9:30 – 16:00
Cost: £299.95 + VAT (early bird and member discounts available)
The British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) and the Local Government Information Unite (LGiU) have co-organised a seminar on what the Human Rights Act means for local government.
The Equal Rights Trust have launched their 2018-2022 strategy for achieving a vision of an equal world through equality law.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) are developing an online human rights tracker. They have launched an April 2018 survey to find out how people access information on the UK’s performance on human rights.
‘Undocumented migrants find themselves criminalised for doing what they must to survive.’
This is according to the April 2018 guidance (pdf) from Liberty on defending migrants’ rights and tackling the hostile environment
Owen Dowsett from the Dartington Hall Trust’s Centre for Social Justice Innovation published a March 2018 blog on the Equality Impact Investing (EII) Project.
This project aims to better understand and improve the extent to which the UK social investment sector is tackling discrimination and advancing equality and human rights.
EDF are contributing to the development of this important project.
‘Despite growing social investment to tackle inequality, there is limited evidence that it has benefited the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector’.
This is from the Equality Impact Investing (EII) Project, which aims to better understand and improve the extent to which the UK social investment sector is tackling discrimination and advancing equality and human rights.
‘As a company, Twitter is failing to respect women’s rights online’.
This is according to the March 2018 research project by Amnesty International on violence and abuse against women online.
Published in April 2018, the report ‘Unhappy Birthday’ argues that, together with the benefits freeze, the two child limit is “the most damaging welfare reform in terms of the long term impact on levels of child poverty.”