The UK poverty rate is twice as high for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups as for white groups.
This September 2017 paper (pdf) explores some of the drivers for variations in working-age poverty rates, focusing on employment, labour markets and geography. Continue reading “JRF policy paper: Poverty and Ethnicity in the Labour Market”
‘We live in unequal societies but inequality is not inevitable. It is the product of government decisions, actions and omissions that ignore human rights laws and principles’.
This is according to a September 2017 concept note by Just Fair. The paper aims to explain why we should take inequality seriously, if we care about human rights.
Continue reading “Just Fair concept note: Why We Should Take Inequality Seriously if We Care About Human Rights”
26% of respondents to the 2017 British Social Attitudes Survey describe themselves as ‘very’ or ‘a little’ racially prejudiced. Continue reading “NatCen report: Racial Prejudice in Britain Today”
Young women are consistently more likely than young men to encounter money problems, workplace discrimination, health problems and low confidence.
This is according to the Young Women’s Trust Annual Survey 2017, in September 2017.
Continue reading “Young Women’s Trust survey: Worrying Times”
Date: 12 October 2017
Location: Real DPO, Jack Dash House , 2 Lawn House Close, E14 9YQ
REAL, in partnership with HEAR, invite London disability charities and stakeholders to discuss the question: what are we going to do about Disability Hate Crime after National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2017?
Continue reading “REAL Pan-London Disability Hate Crime Awareness – 12 October 2017”