End Violence Against Women response: Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill Consultation

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‘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.

Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner and Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham report: Modern Slavery – The UK picture

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.

Equality Impact Investing blog: Social Investment – Is it Perpetuating or Challenging Inequality and Discrimination?

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.