Date: 12 June 2018
Location: Room KSW1.04, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
Time: 14:00 – 16:30
How well are the tools now available working in improving our understanding of inequalities? How could they be improved?
The Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the LSE along with the School of Law, Politics and Sociology at the University of Sussex and our research network invite you to a seminar on equality audits and frameworks.
An estimated 342,000 jobs were paid below the National Living Wage in 2017. Total unpaid wages amounted to £3.1 billion in 2016.
This is according to the May 2018 report (pdf) on enforcement of employment rights by the government’s Director of Labour Market Enforcement.
‘Preserving Charter rights is particularly important in relation to children and young people.’ This is according to the April 2018 joint briefing (pdf) from the Child Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) on the importance of retaining the Charter of Fundamental Rights in UK law after Brexit.
‘The proposals [for the Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill] are narrow and still fail to guarantee women will be protected’.
This is according to April 2018 response from End Violence Against Women (EVAW) on the proposed Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill (pdf).
EVAW encourages others to read their working response to the consultation and make their own submissions. The consultation closes on 31 May 2018.
Appreciable numbers of detainees are kept for over 6 months and some for over 1 or 2 years. The eventual removal rate is just under 50%.
This is according to the annual review for 2017 of Heathrow Immigration Removal Centre, from the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB), in April 2018.
As one of the major challenges facing us today…we need to know everything we can about the scale, causes, and consequences of modern slavery, and strategies to combat it.
This is from the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland OBE.
In partnership with the University of Nottingham Rights Lab, Kevin Hyland has released an April 2018 report (pdf) on modern slavery.
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.