The Scottish Government, COSLA and the Scottish Refugee Council have launched a strategy to support refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland’s communities.
New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy (pdf), published in January 2018, aims to coordinate the efforts of organisations involved in supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
Female lone parents, who make up 92% of all lone parents, will lose on average services worth over £4,900 (over 10% of their standard of living). Black women are overrepresented among single parent households.
This is according to a 2017 October report from the Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices.
The Race Disparity Audit and its Ethnicity Facts and Figures website have been made public, in October 2017.
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The Guardian have compiled stories from people who escaped modern slavery for a July 2017 edition.
The Independent Food Network (Ifan) has been carrying out research on the growth of food banks out side of the Trussell Trust network, Britain’s biggest food bank network.
One in three British children are in ‘multi-dimensional poverty,’ finds a June 2017 Unicef report.
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 Government launched a February 2017 campaign to raise workers’ knowledge of their rights, ahead of the National Minimum and National Living Wage rates rise in April 2017.
Homeless Link launched a Migrant Destitution Toolkit in November 2016. The toolkit offers practical support to improve pathways out of destitution for destitute migrants.
In April 2016, Trust for London in partnership with the RSA, assembled an expert panel to debate the issue of inequality in London.