‘Asylum-seeking children in several EU Member States had no or limited access to education’, says a February 2019 report (pdf) from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).
The hourly wages of female employees are currently about 20% lower than men’s on average, having been 23% lower in 2003 and 28% lower in 1993.
This is from the February 2018 report (pdf) from the Institute for Fiscal Studies on the gender wage gap.
‘Relationship breakdown is the largest single trigger of rough sleeping, leading to 42% of male rough sleeping’.
This is according to the February 2018 briefing paper (pdf) from the House of Commons Library. This paper provides background information on the problem of rough sleeping in England, and outlines Government policy on this issue.
Date: 2 March 2018
Time: 10:00am – 13:00pm
Location: Room 1.04 (32L), The London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton St, London WC2A 2AE
The London School of Economics (LSE) is holding a report launch event on child poverty and data exclusion.
They will present findings from the Nuffield Foundation project, ‘Child Poverty and Multidimensional Disadvantage: Tackling “Data Exclusion” and Extending the Evidence Base on “Missing” and “Invisible” Children’.
Despite allegations of serious abuse in immigration detention centers, the UK persisted in not imposing a maximum time limit for immigration detention, and continued to detain asylum-seeking and migrant children.
This is from the January 2018 report (pdf) from the Human Rights Watch (HRW). World Report 2018 is their 28th annual review of human rights practices around the globe.
‘EU and EEA migrants living in Northern Ireland are facing high levels of fear and uncertainty around their status and rights in the aftermath of Brexit’.
This is according to the January 2018 report (pdf) from the Human Rights Consortium on the human rights implications of Brexit in Northern Ireland.
‘Black women potentially suffer a double burden of bias that keeps them from the uppermost levels of corporate leadership’.
This is according to a January 2018 report (pdf) from McKinsey and Company. This report tackles the business case and provides a perspective on how to take action on inclusion and diversity to impact growth and business performance.
What needs to change? The over-representation of women, most ethnic minority groups and disabled people in low-paid, elementary occupations.
This is according to the January 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission. This paper sets out what needs to change and who needs to take action to reduce gender, ethnicity and disability pay gaps.
All work in the UK economy should be fair and decent with realistic scope for development and fulfilment, says the July 2017 Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices (pdf).
‘We acknowledge the unprecedented nature of the task of converting existing EU law into UK law. But as it stands this Bill is constitutionally unacceptable’, says Baroness Taylor of Bolton on the Lords Constitution Committee’s report (pdf), in January 2018.