In collaboration with the University of Nottingham, the Equality Human Rights Commission have produced some resources on socio-economic rights, in January 2018.
The Scottish Government, COSLA and the Scottish Refugee Council have launched a strategy to support refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland’s communities.
New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy (pdf), published in January 2018, aims to coordinate the efforts of organisations involved in supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
‘No community left behind’, this is from the government’s national plan to support children and young people to reach their full potential and local opportunity area plans, in December 2017.
Action for Employers (pdf) is a toolkit for employers looking for advice on how to understand and address their gender pay gap. Continue reading “Government Equalities Office toolkit: Gender Pay Gap – Actions for Employers”
Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) children accounted for 60% of all child arrests by the Metropolitan Police in 2016.
This is according to figures from the Howard League for Penal Reform, compiled in November 2017 from FOI requests. Continue reading “Howard League for Penal Reform statistics: Ethnicity Analysis of Child Arrests”
Do you want the chance to talk through a case involving equality or human rights issues?
The EHRC are offering a telephone-based service for the advice sector, solicitors, other organisations that support individuals with their problems, trade unions, and ombudsman schemes, in November 2017.
In collaboration with Opening Doors London and author Sally Knocker, Age UK have produced a LGBT guide for health and social care providers, in November 2017.
Safe to be me (pdf) offers practical advice on being the kind of service in which older LGBT people can feel safe and accepted for who they are.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) measurement framework is a new “lever for change.”
Launched in October 2017, the measurement framework (pdf) can be used to monitor progress towards greater equality and fulfilment of human rights. Continue reading “EHRC tool: Measurement Framework for Equality and Human Rights”
55% of girls aged 7–21 say gender stereotypes affect their ability to say what they think.
This is according to an October 2017 survey (pdf) from Girlguiding.
Female lone parents, who make up 92% of all lone parents, will lose on average services worth over £4,900.Black women are overrepresented among single parent households.