The Department for Education and the Government Equalities Office have published a November 2017 report on the gender pay gap (GPG).
This research (pdf) looks at how employers understand the gender pay gap and what actions they are taking to close it.
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BME and refugee women are 3 times more likely to commit suicide than other women in the UK, says a November 2017 from Sisters For Change.
Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection (pdf) assesses how the UK Government and public authorities – both centrally and locally – are responding to violence against BME women in England.
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When women flee human rights abuses and seek protection in another country, they are dependent on an asylum process that may not take account of their experiences as women.
This is from a November 2017 report (pdf) from Asylum Aid and NatCen, which explores how women seeking asylum navigate the appeals process.
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In its day the Gender Recognition Act (GRA), and the access it provided to a new birth certificate, was considered ground-breaking, but the world has moved on.
This is according to the Gender Identity Research and Education Society’s paper on the GRA (pdf), in October 2017.
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‘Because of the dire state that prisons are in, injustices and disproportionality continue unchecked,’ says an October 2017 report from Runnymede and the University of Greenwich’.
Have prisons become a dangerous place? (pdf) explores disproportionality, safety and mental health in British Prisons.
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Members of the public should not underestimate their role in tackling anti-Muslim prejudice during their daily lives, says a 2016 annual report (pdf) from Tell MAMA, in November 2017. Continue reading “Tell MAMA annual report 2016: A Constructed Threat – Identity, Intolerance and the Impact of Anti-Muslim Hatred”
The UK Government’s 2017 Annual Report on Modern Slavery (pdf) provides an overview of modern slavery in the UK, how the UK has responded to this threat over the last 12 months, and how it will respond in future.
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More than 100,000 women and girls in the UK are at risk of, and living with the consequences of female genital mutilation, forced marriage and so called ‘honour-based’ violence.
This is according to the October 2017 report (pdf) from End Violence Against Women (EVAW) and Southall Black Sisters.
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