‘Our approach to social care is unsustainable, not least because we wait until care needs are acute before we address them.’
The New Economics Foundation has published a August 2018 report on sustainable social care in the UK and the role of community businesses.
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614,000 people migrated into the UK and 344,000 people emigrated from it, leaving an estimated net migration figure of +271,000.
These figures are for the year ending March 2018, according to a Commons Library briefing paper on migration statistics.
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The House of Commons Library has published an August 2018 briefing paper on social care, in relation to the forthcoming Green Paper on older people and parallel programme.
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Child Rights Alliance England (CRAE) have opened a call for evidence ahead of their flagship annual publication on the state of children’s rights in England.
They are looking for input to help make the report credible, relevant and change-focused. The deadline is 14 September 2018
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SOGICA is conducting research on asylum clams and gender identity, and invites both LGBTQI+ asylum seekers and those who work with or support them to complete surveys on their experiences.
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‘Disabled women experience disproportionate levels of all forms of violence and abuse from carers, partners and those in the community’ says a July 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
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Geographic disparities in attainment suggests that the education system is not as efficient or equitable as it should be.
This is according to an August 2018 Department for Education report on early years attainment in different UK regions.
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A blog by Kathryn Quinton, Communictions Director, Equality and Diversity Forum
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Brexit is a critical moment in which gender relations are being reshaped.
An article on women, equality and the EU referendum by Julie MacLeavy, University of Bristol, published in July 2018 emphasizes the risks of Brexit for both women and gender equality.
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