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.
Here’s our response.
This September 2017 paper explores some of the drivers for variations in working-age poverty rates, focusing on employment, labour markets and geography.
The Women and Equalities Select Committee (WEC) is continuing an inquiry into whether fathers are being failed in the workplace.
Starting in September 2017, WEC is taking forward the evidence it received before the General Election. You can join the conversation using #Fathers.
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
Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
Black workers with degrees face a 14% pay gap (£2.63 less per hour), while those with higher education certs and diplomas face a 20% gap (£2.98 less per hour).
This is according to an August 2017 analysis by the Trades Union Congress.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published an August 2017 strategy to reduce pay gaps in Britain.
In July 2017, the Supreme Court ruled in favour of Unison, making workplace tribunal fees unlawful. Unison launched a legal battle which argued that the fees of up to £1,200 discriminated against women and other groups of workers.
In this country, as a result of discrimination, too many people are held back because of who they are rather than what they do, finds a July 2017 Bright Blue report.