‘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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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.
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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.
Continue reading “The Resolution Foundation report: Universal Remedy – Ensuring Universal Credit is Fit for Purpose”
To deliver good, safe, sustainable care, more providers need to think beyond traditional boundaries to reflect the experience of the people they support.
This is according to the Care Quality Commission’s report on the state of care in England in 2016/17 (pdf), in October 2017.
Continue reading “Care Quality Commission report: Annual State of Health Care and Adult Social Care in England 2016/17”
55% of girls aged 7–21 say gender stereotypes affect their ability to say what they think.
This is according to an October 2017 survey (pdf) from Girlguiding.
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The Angiolini review is an independent review into serious incidents and deaths in custody, undertaken by Dame Elish Angiolini. Continue reading “Angiolini review and Government Response: Deaths and Serious Incidents in Police Custody”