The UK in a Changing Europe blog: Will UK Working Parents Lose Out After Brexit?

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‘Not many of us anticipated that leaving the EU could have an impact upon thousands of working parents and carers, but it will.’

Professor Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella writes about the impact of Brexit on working parents and carers in a July 2018 article for The UK in a Changing Europe.

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Common Vision report: A Generation Together? What do Millennials want from Brexit?

A key consideration of the EU negotiations should be the lived experiences of younger generations living in the UK.

The July 2018 report by Common Vision on millennials and Brexit provides a comprehensive and comparative picture of the attitudes and priorities of young people.

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EHRC report: Pressing for Progress – Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in 2018

A July 2018 report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) assesses progress on women’s rights since 2013, in areas including:

  • enhancing the status of international human rights in domestic law
  • gender-based violence, harassment and abuse
  • participation in political and civic life
  • access to civil justice
  • human trafficking and modern slavery
  • detention and asylum
  • health, living standards and social security
  • work and education

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Fawcett Society campaign: Make Misogyny a Recorded Hate Crime for every Police Force

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‘Categorising misogyny as a hate crime won’t end violence against women, but if we can challenge the normalisation of these attitudes on our streets and in public life we can challenge violence against women and girls in wider society.’

This is taken from a July 2018 open letter to the National Police Chiefs Council by Fawcett Society, Citizens UK, senior faith leaders and NGOs which asks for misogyny to be recognised as a hate crime.

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Children’s Commissioner for England annual report: Vulnerability Report 2018

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There are over 2 million children in England living in families with substantial complex needs, and that of these 1.6 million children have no established, recognised form of additional support.

This is from the 2018 annual report (pdf) from the Children’s Commissioner which explores the assets, resources and competencies of vulnerable children, with a particular focus on children with experience of domestic violence.

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