14 million people live in poverty in the UK. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation maps how risk factors for poverty vary across Great Britain. The interactive tool provides you with a constituency level snapshot of where high levels of working age poverty are most likely to exist.
The Equality Trust has published its annual Wealth Tracker. This May 2017 report examines the wealth of Britain’s 1000 wealthiest citizens, and how this increase in wealth could have been spent differently to help address social problems in Britain.
The Fawcett Society have called for all political parties to advance equality between women and men in their 2017 Manifesto for Women.
For Mental Health Awareness Week in May 2017, the Mental Health Foundation have published a report on the UK’s mental health.
The Sustainable Development Goals are an ambitious and potentially transformative framework, agreed by all of the countries in the world. The Fabian Society has published a series of April 2017 recommendations for government, the private sector, civil society and campaigners to ensure these goals are met.
In May 2017, the Women’s Resource Centre published their analysis of the impact of austerity on women’s voluntary and community organisations across the UK.
Published in April 2017, the aim of the Work and Pensions Committee’s report on victims of modern slavery (pdf), is to begin with the Government, the development of stage two of their country’s counter-slavery policy that builds on the 2015 legislative framework.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees published a report on the experience of new refugees in the UK in April 2017. This report aims to answer the question – to what extent are refugees welcome in the UK?
Shelter, in partnership with ComRes, published an April 2017 report exploring the relationship between housing and mental health.
The benefit sanctions system has come under increased scrutiny in recent years – particularly since the introduction of a new system of rules for the key unemployment benefit, jobseeker’s allowance (JSA), in October 2012.