‘Disabled women experience disproportionate levels of all forms of violence and abuse from carers, partners and those in the community’ says a July 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation have released a call for a project to carry out deliberative qualitative research to explore the experiences of Universal Credit (UC) claimants, as full service is rolled out in Glasgow.
They want to hear from claimants, work coaches and local support agencies about what is working well, and what needs to change, to help drive improvements to policy and practice.
Applications close on 31 August 2018.
Until such time as the UK formally leaves the EU, the existing social security rules continue to apply and entitlements remain unchanged. The situation once the UK is no longer part of Europe will depend on the outcome of negotiations
This is from the July 2018 briefing from House of Commons on the potential implications of Brexit on private pension.
The Equality Impact Investing (EII) project has launched a survey to find out about the financing and support needs of equality organisations, and invites you to complete it.
Survivors of sexual and gender-based violence are routinely being detained, says a July 2018 report (pdf) from Women for Refugee Women on the continued detention of women seeking asylum in Yarl’s Wood.
A blog by Kathryn Quinton, Communictions Director, Equality and Diversity Forum
The Department of Transport and the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles have launched a July 2018 consultation to inform the Future of Urban Mobility strategy and help guide the government’s approach to emerging mobility technologies and services in cities.
The consultation closes on 10 September 2018.
Brexit is a critical moment in which gender relations are being reshaped. An article on women, equality and the EU referendum by Julie MacLeavy, University of Bristol, published in July 2018 emphasizes the risks of Brexit for both women and gender equality.
Children’s human rights are the basic things that children need to thrive, be free and live in dignity. A July 2018 policy briefing by CRAE explores how a children’s rights approach to tackling mental health issues among children can help to address this growing problem.
The House of Commons Library have published a research briefing on “Retained EU Law” which will created by the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018.