The UK is a wealthy nation; but that wealth is very unevenly divided, says an October 2017 briefing paper (pdf) from the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice.
‘Equality is a right, not a hand-out or a tool for political negotiations.’
Oxford Human Rights Hub have published the conclusions a September 2017 workshop on the impact of Brexit on equality law.
In 2007–08, the conviction rate for hate crime cases was 79.8%. In 2016–17 this rose to 83.4%, an increase of 3.6 percentage points.
This is from the Crown Prosecution Service’s annual hate crime report (pdf), in October 2017.
The timing of benefit payments needs to be more flexible to fit the diverse needs of different families.
This is one of the recommendations from the Resolution Foundation’s report (pdf) on the Universal Credit (UC) system, in October 2017.
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.
National Hate Crime Awareness week is 14-21 October 2017. We stand with charities from across the equality spectrum, and all victims of hate crime, to ask for equal treatment before the law.
We are better than hate.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced a new national hub to tackle the emerging threat of online hate crime. Continue reading “Home Office press release: New National Online Hate Crime Hub”
Here’s our response.
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”