‘Relationship breakdown is the largest single trigger of rough sleeping, leading to 42% of male rough sleeping’.
This is according to the February 2018 briefing paper (pdf) from the House of Commons Library. This paper provides background information on the problem of rough sleeping in England, and outlines Government policy on this issue.
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‘There is significant under-representation of women in executive levels’, says the Women and Equalities Committee (WEC).
As a result, WEC have launched a follow-up 2017 inquiry into women in executive management.
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The Fawcett Society is recruiting a Chair. This position will be for an initial three-year term and requires a commitment of 15-20 days per year. Applications close on 15 March 2018.
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Date: 2 March 2018
Time: 10:00am – 13:00pm
Location: Room 1.04 (32L), The London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton St, London WC2A 2AE
The London School of Economics (LSE) is holding a report launch event on child poverty and data exclusion.
They will present findings from the Nuffield Foundation project, ‘Child Poverty and Multidimensional Disadvantage: Tackling “Data Exclusion” and Extending the Evidence Base on “Missing” and “Invisible” Children’.
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Date: 6 March 2018
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Location: Committee Room 4A, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, hosted by Baroness Jane Campbell of Surbiton DBE, together with people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. Continue reading “JustFair: The Grenfell Tower Disaster and Human Rights Accountability, An International Perspective – 6 March 2018”