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 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’.
‘Supporting trans employees in the workplace’ identifies a number of obstacles that currently prevent better inclusion of trans staff in UK workplaces and includes suggestions for employers looking to improve their practice.
How are women represented in public life, the professions and the boardroom?
The House of Commons Library published a July 2017 briefing paper (pdf) which aims to answer the question by providing key trends and statistics.
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.