Department for Education and Government Equalities Office report: Gender Pay Gap – Employers’ Action and Understanding

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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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Sisters For Change report: Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection – Public Authority Responses to Violence Against Black and Minority Ethnic Women in England

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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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Asylum Aid and NatCen report: Through Her Eyes – Enabling Women’s Best Evidence in UK Asylum Appeals

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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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Gender Identity Research and Education Society paper: Gender Recognition Act Debate

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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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Runnymede and University of Greenwich report: Have Prisons Become a Dangerous Place?

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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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End Violence Against Women and Southall Black Sisters report: Violence Against Women and Girls – Protecting Women’s Human Rights and Holding the State to Account

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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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