On 19 September 2017, during the 72nd Meeting of the UN General Assembly, 37 Member States and Observer States endorsed this Call to Action: to End Forced Labour, Modern Slavery, and Human Trafficking
Trans people face a range of barriers when accessing most mainstream health services and often avoid accessing services at all.
This is according to a September 2017 report by the LGBT Foundation’s Trans Programme.
The Connect Fund opens for the next round of funding from 2 October to 5 November 2017. Grants are available to explore capacity building, brokering, and advice and new initiatives to advance pathways to social investment.
The NHS England should update their data monitoring systems, as a matter of urgency, to include Gypsy and Irish Traveller categories, as per the 2011 Census.
This is one of the recommendations from the 2017 Traveller Movement’s report, in September 2017.
Young Muslims from poorer backgrounds experience lack of access to networks, contacts and resources.
This is according to a September 2017 report from the Social Mobility Commission.
Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
IPPR’s Commission on Economic Justice has published its interim report, Time for Change: a new vision for the British Economy.
Research by Dr Angus Holford, shows that ‘graduates from higher socioeconomic status have an advantage in accessing internships while being significantly insulated from their negative effects’.
‘Glass floors and slow growth: a recipe for deepening inequality and hampering social mobility’ by Abigail McKnight and Richard V. Reeves argues that ‘policy-makers interested in improving social mobility may need to take more radical steps to reduce economic inequality’.
Launched in September 2014 by the Institute of Health Equity, the Marmot Indicators 2014 were developed in collaboration with Public Health England.